World Food Forum (WFF) Africa Call for Young African Agrifood Changemakers
Deadline: July 31, 2022
Are you a young farmer or agripreneur in Africa who is introducing new technologies or approaches to tackle climate change, food loss, and waste, or malnutrition? Are you a community organizer or a policy advocate who is creating an inclusive space for people to access sufficient, healthy food? Are you a changemaker working towards fairer and more sustainable agri-food systems?
The World Food Forum (WFF) Africa team is calling for the nomination of young African changemakers who are striving to make our agrifood systems fairer and more sustainable and who can share their strong visions, recount their actions, and inspire others to follow.
WFF is an independent, youth-led global network of partners facilitated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with the aim to spark a global movement that empowers young people everywhere to actively transform agri-food systems to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and a better food future for all. The selected change-makers will be featured in a story series on the regional page of the WFF website and are invited to take an active part in the WFF community and movement to transform our agrifood systems in their own unique ways.
- Applicants should be younger than 35 years old;
- Identifies as African or is someone actively working to change agrifood systems in Africa;
- Has their own vision of how to change Africa’s agrifood systems;
- Has been taking concrete actions in accordance with her/his vision;
- Supports the vision and goals of WFF;
- Is eager to inspire others by sharing their visions and experiences.
- One can nominate her/himself or others she/he knows well.
- The WFF Africa team will reach out to selected candidates in the order applications are received. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2022.
Nominations can be submitted online.
For more information, visit WFF Africa.