Applications for the second release of the Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security are welcomed from research extensions in plant science, soil science, healthful science, rural sciences or other field of logical research affecting nourishment security, concentrated on any part of the agrarian inventory network.
Application Deadline: 25th January 2017
Offered every year? Yes
Qualified Countries: All
Qualified Fields: Research extends in plant science, soil science, healthful science, horticultural sciences or other fields of logical research affecting sustenance security will be considered for the Prize.
About the Award:
In 2014, the Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security was propelled in association with global logical association, Agropolis Foundation.
The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security will be made to an examination extension in acknowledgment of a remarkable development for its accomplished or potential effect on sustenance security. Olam characterizes nourishment security as the 4 As:
the Availability, Affordability, Accessibility and Adequacy of sustenance. The Prize is expected to take existing exploration venture to the following period of improvement or to scale up advancements with a reasonable application that will upgrade worldwide nourishment security.
The Olam Prize is judged and granted in conjunction with Agropolis Fondation’s Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food, which perceives people for their commitment to research, advancement and limit working to enhance supportability of nourishment and rural frameworks, sustenance security and destitution lessening.
Application is interested in all partners from a scholarly or research association (private or open), a common society association (e.g., NGOs, agriculturists associations), or the private segment (e.g., little/medium ventures).
The examination can be based at any place on the planet, and can be focussed on advancement for nourishment security in developing, as well as developed nations.
The examination extend must be continuous, and have enough proof of accomplished or potential effect to satisfy the judging criteria
Research into the hereditary change of life forms is not qualified for the Prize.
Olam representatives are not qualified for the Prize.
The jury for the Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security and will likewise be judging the Agropolis – Louis Malassis Prizes.
The Chairman of the Board of Agropolis Fondation delegates jury individuals. The autonomous jury is made out of universally perceived people acclaimed for their commitment to agribusiness and sustenance and in addition information of worldwide issues going up against the part.
The Applications are judged on legitimacy against the assessment criteria and there will be no positive or negative segregation in light of sex, race, foundation or nationality.
The jury ponders and cooperatively chooses the champ of every class. It has no commitment to legitimize or protect its decision. Its choice is last and irreversible.
Individuals from the jury and all people with access to the submitted Application Forms confer themselves in keeping any data private.
Individuals from the jury concur not to reveal the aftereffects of their pondering preceding the declaration of the victors.
Promoting and correspondences for winning and shortlisted ventures
By entering the Olam Prize, you consent to being incorporated into advertising and correspondences materials should you achieve the short rundown.
Shortlisted undertakings will have the chance to compose a short blog to be highlighted on the Olam site and media accomplice’s webpage, subject to publication survey.
The victor of the Prize is required to give a quote to incorporation in a public statement, and might be requested that address the media about their venture and the Olam Prize
The victor is required to present an advance report of their examination extend 12 months in the wake of accepting the honor, a synopsis of which might be distributed on Olam’s site (private points of interest will be rejected and the duplicate will be endorsed by the champ).
Conditions and installment of the Prize
The Prize will be made in one installment on acknowledgment of the Prize to the organization managing the examination extend, as indicated on the Application Form.
An agent of the triumphant research venture is required to acknowledge the Prize face to face at the Award Ceremony. The coordinators will c over the expenses of transport and convenience for one agent to go to the Award Ceremony.
The coordinators maintain whatever authority is needed to not grant the Prize on the off chance that it is regarded by the jury that there are no reasonable utilizations of a sufficiently high standard.
Estimation of Contest: The victor of the Prize will get US$50,000 (counting VAT where pertinent) which is to be spent freely on promoting the exploration extend and additionally scaling up its effect.
The most effective method to Apply: Apply here
Kindly check the qualification criteria before presenting a proposition.
Visit Contest Webpage for subtle elements
Grant Provider: Olam