Sir Fazle Hasan AbedScientists, academics, government officials and non-governmental organization representatives gathered in Des Moines last week to honor the 2015 World Food Prize Winner, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed.

Sir Fazle, a renowned founder and chairperson of BRAC, has developed the world’s largest non-governmental organization, providing an unprecedented opportunity over four decades for nearly 150 million people worldwide to improve their lives, benefit from enhanced food security and follow a pathway out of poverty.

Read more about Sir Fazle and his contributions to the global food supply here.