Nominations Open for Africa Food Prize: Recognizing the Heroes of Agriculture!

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Nominations Open for Africa Food Prize: Recognizing the Heroes of Agriculture!

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Le Prix de l’Alimentation en Afrique succède au Prix Yara qui a été créé en 2005. Essayez d’en savoir plus sur les anciens lauréats du Prix Yara et leurs contributions pour rendre des fermes africaines plus productives, plus rentables et plus résilientes.

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David Maingi au courriel ou par téléphone +254 780 909 013

Deadline: 5 June 2017

Africa Food Prize 2017 is now open for nominations, recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives.

The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all Africans.

Building on the values and principles established by the Yara Prize, the Africa Food Prize puts a bright spotlight on achievements and innovations with transformative power that can be scaled and replicated across the continent to eliminate hunger and poverty and provide a vital new source of employment and income.

Award Criteria

The Prize Committee considers the following criteria for the Prize:

  • Contribution to reducing poverty and hunger and/or improving food and nutrition security in measurable terms
  • Contribution to providing a vital source of income and/or employment in measurable terms
  • Potential for transformative change through scalability, replication, and sustainability
  • Increased awareness and cooperation among African audiences and organizations
  • Proven leadership potential of the individual or organization, specifically the ability to persevere despite significant challenges or risks
  • Prize

    The US $100,000 prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of Africa’s agriculture agenda. It puts a spotlight on bold initiatives and technical innovations that can be replicated across the continent to create a new era of food security and economic opportunity for all Africans.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Any individual, academic institution, private or public organization. corporate entity, or government unit may submit nomination.

    How to Apply

    Interested entities may submit nominations online via given website.
    For more information, please visit Africa Food Prize .


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