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Terry Branstad named president of the World Food Prize

5 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Iowa governor Terry Branstad has been named the new president of the World Food Prize.
Branstad served as governor of Iowa from 1983 to 1999 and was elected again to serve between 2011 and 2017. The Republican left the governor's office during his last term to become the U.S. Ambassador to China, a role he served in until 2020.
"We are excited to bring on a leader with both global vision and strong roots in agriculture," said Paul Schickler, chair of the World Food Prize Foundation. "Amb. Branstad, who was serving as Governor of Iowa when John Ruan, Sr., rescued...
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