The search for the winner of the Africa Food Prize 2019 is on!
The USD 100,000 prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of the continent’s agriculture agenda and changing the reality of farming in Africa from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives.
It puts a bright spotlight on bold initiatives and technical innovations that can be replicated across the continent.
The Africa Food Prize is the preeminent award for recognizing the extraordinary individual or institution whose contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity for all Africans.
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Eligibility for the Africa Food Prize 2019
Anybody, be it individual, organization, government entity etc. that is working to change the face of Agriculture and food security in Africa.
Anyone irrespective of nationality, profession or educational background can receive the prize provided his or her works contribute resoundingly and exceptionally to the growth of Agriculture in Africa.
The Prize is based on the contribution or a series of efforts made in the recent past to promote agricultural transformation on the African continent.
Current members of the Africa Food Prize Committee as well as their family members and dependants are not eligible to be awarded the prize.
The Africa Food Prize will honor outstanding contributions within every aspect of agriculture and food production.
Contributions that is clearly related to combating hunger and reducing poverty in Africa.
Decisions will be based on the Prize Committee’s research into and deliberations of the nominees’ work and an evaluation of their achievements.
The prize money attached to this award is $100,000
How to Nominate for the Africa Food Prize 2019.
Do you know of someone you think is qualified to receive the Africa Food Prize 2019? Head over to the main website of the Africa Food Prize now and nominate.
Deadline for Submission of nominations: May 14, 2019