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UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman statement on the passing of Norman Borlaug

NEW YORK, 13 September 2009 – “Nobel laureate, Norman Borlaug, dedicated his life to finding ways to end hunger and help feed the world. His amazing research, powerful mind and passion for human life sparked a ‘green revolution’ that has made a tremendous contribution to helping end starvation. It was a personal privilege to know this wonderful man whose legacy will continue to save lives and inspire future generations.”

For further information, please contact:
Christopher de Bono, UNICEF NY,
Tel + 1 212 303 7984;
E-mail: cdebono@unicef.org

Patrick McCormick, UNICEF NY,
Tel + 1 212 326 7426;
E-mail: pmccormick@unicef.org




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