The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) informed members that the call for applications for the second edition of the International Innovation Award for Sustainable Agriculture under the theme "Innovation to transform food systems" is now open. Individuals, private companies and institutions worldwide are being called to submit agricultural innovations that demonstrate concrete results and contribute to the environmental, economic and social dimensions of sustainable development. http://www.fao.org/innovation/awards/en/
The award is divided in two categories:
• Category A: USD 30,000 is awarded for excellence in digitization and innovation for sustainable food systems.
• Category B: USD 30,000 recognizes an innovation that specifically empowers youth (under 35) in sustainable food systems.
More information is included in the terms and conditions and the application form can be downloaded from the website.
The call closes on 19 March 2021.
Innovation Award website: http://www.fao.org/innovation/awards/en/
For any information please contact: Innovation-Award@fao.org