The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the Food System Vision Prize—inviting organizations, universities, institutions, companies, cooperatives, and partnerships from around the world to create compelling and progressive visions of the world’s system by 2050. A prize of $2 million will be distributed among 10 winners.
Partnering with SecondMuse and OpenIDEO, the Rockefeller Foundation aims to amplify the discourse on the state and the future of the world’s many food systems, and to empower communities globally to become protagonists in their own food future. Food System Vision Prize participants will be tasked with imagining a hopeful, inspiring vision for their chosen place that reflects the views of multiple stakeholders within their food system and addresses six interconnected themes: the environment, diets, economics, culture, technology, and policy. Successful visions will unlock inspiration, knowledge, networks, and innovations that have the potential to transform the future course of humanity and the planet.
To apply, visit FoodSystemVisionPrize.org to view the application, the prize terms and conditions, and eligibility requirements. Submissions for the first round of the competition must be completed by 5 p.m. EST on Jan. 31, 2020.
After the close of initial submissions, semi-finalists will be selected to advance to the next phase of the competition in March 2020. Ten finalists will progress to the accelerator in May 2020 during which they will receive support in order develop a final product to promote their vision and their path toward implementation.
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