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According to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), fall armyworm was first confirmed on the African continent in 2016. This destructive pest can feed on 80 different crop species, including corn, a food staple in Africa. It has been found in more than 30 African countries and poses a serious threat to the food security, income and livelihoods of people.
Blog Update
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As participants in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge during the 2017–18 academic year, we learned a great deal about how business can have a positive effect on advancing agriculture, helping mitigate food insecurity and turning something that seems insignificant into something transformative. Our roles as Emerging Leaders in the program changed us forever and helped us further guide our career paths to an agricultural focus.
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Welcome to the Global Food Challenge press room. Let us help you craft a compelling story with original images, student interviews, video clips and more.

Media Relations Contacts
Sara Erickson, Exponent PR
612-305-6367
sara.erickson@exponentpr.com

Brooke Dillon, Communications Manager, Land O'Lakes, Inc.
651-202-1670
BDillon@landolakes.com

I am so eager to collaborate with other uniquely talented young leaders sharing the passion to combat global hunger.

- Peri Warren, Emerging Leader, 2016-2017