Application Deadline: June 1st 2020
The Africa Food Prize is the preeminent award acknowledging an impressive person or institution that is leading the effort to alter the reality of farming in Africa– from a battle to make it through to a service that thrives.
The US $100,000 reward commemorates Africans who are taking control of Africa’s agriculture agenda. It puts a spotlight on strong efforts and technical developments that can be replicated throughout the continent to produce a new period of food security and financial opportunity for all Africans.
The Africa Food Reward can be awarded to any specific or recognizable group of people, as well as to recognized institutions, associations, organizations or government bodies with an official and acknowledged judicial and organizational structure adding to the total
Goals of the Prize.
The Reward can be awarded to any certified prospect, irrespective of nationality, profession or area, whose work, and contributions originating from the work, has actually had a clear effect on the African scenario, nationally, regionally or for the continent.
The Prize can be awarded with referral to a specific contribution or achievement, or a series of efforts and outcomes in the current past, ideally within the last few years.
Present or recent members of the Africa Food Reward Committee, or an organization/ organization headed by such a member, are disqualified for the Prize. The Reward can not
be granted to a person already deceased, but will exist in case a Prize winner die prior to getting the Reward.
The Prize can be granted to more than one winner, but not more than two. If shared, each winner will get equivalent reward money (USD 100 000 divided in 2), a diploma and a prize.
The nomination procedure for the Africa Food Prize 2020 begins with nominations being sent to the Africa Food Prize Secretariat by Monday, 1 June 2020. Nominations should consist of the information asked for in the Election Guide.
The Africa Food Reward Secretariat then assists the Africa Food Prize Committee to screen and choose candidates. The Africa Food Prize Committee chooses the reward winner by consentaneous vote. The Committee has absolute authority and its choices can not be overruled or appealed.