The Call for Nominations is Now Open!
International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Government of Switzerland have announced the call for nominations for the 1st International Innovation Award for the Sustainable Food and Agriculture.
The call is targeted at individuals, private companies or institutions to submit a nomination for the following categories before the 28th of February 2019:
- Award for Digitalization and Innovation for Sustainable Food Systems (USD 40 000) – Innovations that impact more than one level of the supply chain and strengthen the link between farmers and consumers;
- Award for Innovations that Empower Youth in Agriculture and Food Systems (USD 20 000) – Innovations that strengthen the role of youth (under 35) in agriculture and food systems.
In essence, FAO and partners are interested in innovations that are contributing to the global effort to reach Zero Hunger.
More information here .