Deadline:

June 01, 2020

Location:

Ghana/ Online

(Award)

Description

2020 Africa Food Prize  Nominations Now Open

The Africa Food Prize is the preeminent award 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.

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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.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Business
  • Agriculture

Required Languages

English or French

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES 

Program Period

The Africa Food Prize 2020 will be awarded during the African Green Revolution Forum, scheduled for September, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The Africa Food Prize can be awarded to any individual or identifiable group of individuals, as well as to established institutions, associations, organizations or government bodies with a formal and recognized judicial and organizational structure contributing to the overall objectives of the Prize.
  • The Prize can be awarded to any qualified candidate, irrespective of nationality, profession or location, whose work, and contributions deriving from the work, has had a clear impact on the African situation, nationally, regionally or for the continent.
  • The Prize can be awarded with reference to a specific contribution or achievement, or a series of efforts and results in the recent past, preferably within the last few years.
  • institution/ organization headed by such a member, are ineligible for the Prize. The Prize cannot be awarded to a person already deceased, but will be presented in the event a Prize winner dies before receiving the Prize.
  • The Prize can be awarded to more than one winner, but not more than two. If shared, each winner will receive equal prize money (USD 100 000 divided in two), a diploma and a trophy.
  • To be eligible for the Prize, a nomination must be submitted in writing in either English or French.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • US $100,000 prize

How to Apply

First Step: Apply online through the online form and submit all the information required.

For extra information about prize click here.

For nomination guideline click here.

For fact sheet click here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rahma Sabry/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Shrouk Saleh/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team