Nominations for the World Food Prize 2021 Now Open

The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development with a demonstrable increase in the quantity, quality, availability of, or access to food in the world through creative interventions at any point within the full scope of the food system.

The World Food Prize is a $250,000 award formally presented at the Laureate Award Ceremony in mid-October, on or around World Food Day, in conjunction with the Borlaug Dialogue international symposium.

Nominations are sought of an individual or individuals having demonstrated exceptional achievement in any field involved in enhancing food production and distribution and increasing food availability and accessibility to those most in need. Any academic or research institution, private or public organization, corporate entity, or governmental unit may submit a nomination for The World Food Prize

Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land; plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural development; marketing; food processing, packaging and storage; water and the environment; natural resource conservation; physical infrastructure; transportation and distribution; special or extraordinary feeding programs; social organization and poverty elimination; economics and finance; policy analysis and implementation; and public advocacy.

If you know an inspiring individual who meets the criteria, get your nominations in here

The deadline for submitting a nomination is May 1st, 2020.