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World Food Prize: Call for Nominations

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 21, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 30, 2021
The World Food Prize logo
The World Food Prize logo

The World Food Prize is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement that advances human development with a demonstrable increase in the quantity, quality, availability of, or access to food through creative interventions at any point within the full scope of the food system.

The Prize recognizes achievements made by individuals working in every part of the world, representing the diversity of the global food and nutrition security community.

The Prize aims to give due recognition to individuals of diverse geographic areas, as well as gender, age, race and ethnicity.

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Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to:
a) soil and land;
b) plant and animal science;
c) food science and technology;
d) nutrition;
e) rural development;
f) marketing;
g) food processing, packaging and storage;
h) water and the environment;
i) natural resource conservation;
j) physical infrastructure;
k) transportation and distribution;
l) special or extraordinary feeding programs;
m) social organization and poverty elimination;
n) economics and finance;
o) policy analysis and implementation;
p) public advocacy.

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Any academic institution, private or public organization, or governmental unit may submit a nomination for the World Food Prize.
2. Any such entity may submit as many nominations as it sees fit.
3. All nominations are confidential, and the identities of the nominators and the nominating organization are kept in strict confidence.
4. Individuals may generate nominations, but the nomination must be endorsed by, and submitted through, an academic institution, private or public organization, or governmental unit.
5. Self-nominations will not be considered.

The deadline for submitting a nomination is May 1st, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 21
Apr 21

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Apr 23
Apr 23

Thanks, Ana.