Borlaug Statue Unveiling
On March 25, 2014, a statue honoring Dr. Norman E. Borlaug and his unprecedented achievements towards ending world unger, was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
Father of the Green Revolution
Dr. Borlaug devoted his entire life to finding solutions to world hunger, working into his nineties. He is known as "The Father of the Green Revolution" for his work developing wheat strains that could grow in less-than-ideal growing environments. Beginning in Mexico in the 1940s, Dr. Borlaug also worked in India, Pakistan and Africa.