July 6, 2022
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2022 World Food Prize Winner is a NASA Climate Scientist

Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig is a climatologist, agronomist, and former farmer. She’s also the 2022 World Food Prize Award winner for her work in modeling the impact of climate change on world food production. Rosenzweig was recognized as the leader of the global scientific collaboration that produced the methodology and data used by decision-makers around the world. She wins $250,000 as the founder of the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project, or the AgMIP, a global network of climate and food system modelers. The AgMIP is dedicated to advancing methods for improving predictions of the future performance of agricultural and food systems in the face of climate change. Her leadership has directly helped decision-makers in more than 90 countries enhance their resilience to climate change. “I’m proud to announce Dr. Rosenzweig as the winner, given her tremendous contributions over the last four decades,” says Barbara Stinson, president of the World Food Prize Foundation.

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