Call for applications: International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

FAO and the Government of Switzerland are calling on individuals, private companies or institutions to submit a nomination.
Application Deadline in 2 months

FAO and the Government of Switzerland are calling on individuals, private companies or institutions to submit a nomination for one of the following categories:
  • Award for Digitalization and Innovation for Sustainable Food Systems (USD 40 000) - Innovations that impact more than one level of 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 empower youth (under 35) in agriculture and food systems
 
Dateline for submission: 28 February 2019
 
Source: FAO

Illustration Photo: A muesli bar developed for ESA astronauts on the International Space Station made with Spirulina and goji berries. Spirulinahas been harvested for food in South America and Africa for centuries. It turns carbon dioxide into oxygen, multiplies rapidly and can also be eaten as a delicious protein-rich astronaut meal. Copyright ESA

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