Nominations are open for The US$10,000 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research which will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty.
The award will honor an individual who is working closely and directly “in the field” or at the production or processing level with farmers, animal herders, fishers or others in rural communities, in any discipline or enterprise across the entire food production, processing, and distribution chain.
Nominees must be:
1) under the age of 40 (40th birthday not reached before World Food Day, October 16, of the year in which the award is presented);
2) actively working in the discipline, research area, position, or on the project(s) for which they are being recognized.
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Any individual or organization may submit a nomination. Nomination letters from organizations must be signed by an executive officer.
Self-nominations will not be accepted.
All nominations must be submitted in English online at https://www.worldfoodprize.org/index.cfm?nodeID=87974&audienceID=1