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International prize for outstanding contributions towards increased food security and sustainable agriculture in Africa

Principal Office: Norway

Yara International is a leading producer and distributor of mineral fertilizers and derivative products supplied to agricultural markets around the globe.

Yara partners with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa to co-sponsor the Africa Food Prize honoring outstanding contributions to agriculture and food production in the challenge to combat hunger and reduce poverty in Africa.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Africa Food Prize. The Prize is awarded to individuals and organizations whose contributions have had a clear impact on African agriculture nationally, regionally, or at the level of the continent.

Recipients of the Prize are individuals, institutions, associations, organizations, and government bodies — irrespective of nationality, profession, or location.

The Africa Food Prize is US$100 thousand (plus trophy and diploma).

About the program

APPLICATION: The website of the Africa Food Prize posts calls for nominations each year.

Yara describes the Prize objectives, eligibility criteria and selection process, and guidelines for submitting nominations.

Nominations are sent to the Prize Secretariat before a calendar deadline.

About how to nominate

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Sub-Saharan Africa

The Africa Food Prize was formerly called the Yara Prize. Yara posts profiles of its past Prize laureates.

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