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World Food Prize Nominations: Promotional Toolkit

Promotional Toolkit: Help Solicit World Food Prize Nominations

Nomination Procedure  |  Nomination Form

The World Food Prize has created resources to assist our partners in spreading the word about the nomination process. Your help allows the foundation to solicit the best nominations from across the globe as we aim to highlight individuals making strides in improving the quality, quantity and availability of food in the world. We value your support and we hope that you would help us spread the word about the World Food Prize award through all appropriate avenues; from blogs and newsletters to social media and presentations. Please let us know if we can provide anything in another format.


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  • Do you know someone who is making exceptional progress in the quality quantity and availability of food? Nominations for The World Food Prize are officially open! Send your nominations for the Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture today! http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg #FoodPrize

  • The World Food Prize is looking for individuals who are leading the global effort of feeding #9BBy50! Do you know someone who is creating waves within the world of agriculture and food production to enhance the quality, quantity and availability of food? Nominate these individuals for the World Food Prize today! http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg #FoodPrize

  • Have your voice heard and nominate an innovator in increasing the world’s supply of nutritious food for the World Food Prize right now! The World Food Prize “emphasizes the importance of a nutritious and sustainable food supply for all people.” Honoring these innovative pioneers allows the World Food Prize to call attention to the steps taken to improve global food security as well as engage in conversation about what can be accomplished next. Send in your nominations and contribute to the agricultural conversation here: http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg #FoodPrize

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  • Creating a nutritional and sustainable food supply is essential to combating world hunger. Do you know an individual that has made strides in agriculture and food production that has improved the quality, quantity and availability of food? Nominate them for the #FoodPrize right now! Nominations can be submitted here: http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg!

  • How are the ones around you combatting hunger? Make their contributions known on an international level by nominating them for the World #FoodPrize! This yearly award is given to agricultural innovators who are paving the way for feeding #9BBy50 for enhancing global food supply efforts. Submit your nominations for the prize here: http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg

  • The World Food Prize is looking for nominations for the next World #FoodPrize! Submit your submissions for the Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture today at: http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg

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  • The @WorldFoodPrize is seeking nominations for the award known as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture!” Send in your submissions today! http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg #FoodPrize

  • Know someone who is working toward feeding #9Bby50? Nominate them for the @WorldFoodPrize today: http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg #FoodPrize

  • Nominations are open for the @WorldFoodPrize award! Submit an incredible leader improving the quality, quantity or availability of #food for this honor right now! http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg #FoodPrize

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  • The World Food Prize is collecting submissions for the annual World Food Prize award now! Submit a proposal for an individual in your life that has helped progress the quality, quantity and availability of food that you would like to see showcased at the international symposium in Des Moines: http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg

  • How are those around you making conscious efforts to help create a nutritional and sustainable global food supply for #9BBy50? Here is your chance to acknowledge the impressive efforts you have seen, by nominating an individual in the realm of agricultural development for the World Food Prize award today! Send in your nominations here: http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg

  • The World Food Prize acknowledges the efforts being made to enhance the nutritional and sustainable aspects of food production each year with the announcement of #FoodPrize winner. Want to be a part of the nomination process? Submit a recommendation for the next World Food Prize winner today! http://bit.ly/2ATfJvg

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The World Food Prize: Recognizing and Inspiring Breakthrough Achievements in Feeding the World

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Norman Borlaug envisioned a world without hunger. In 1986 the scientist and humanitarian created the World Food Prize to recognize global leaders who have helped advance human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food to combat world hunger. Today, this award has come to be called  “the Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture." The institution is currently soliciting nominations through May 1 at www.worldfoodprize.org/nominate.   

Each October, the $250,000 World Food Prize is presented to a worthy individual. As we confront the single greatest challenge in human history – whether we can sustainably feed the more than 9 billion people who will inhabit our planet by 2050 – it is more critical than ever that the World Food Prize honors and inspires great achievements in food and agriculture. To continue Dr. Borlaug’s dream, please consider nominating an individual or individuals who have made the breakthrough achievements needed to ensure adequate food for all humankind in the 21st century.

In providing recognition to modern-day pioneers in food and agriculture, the World Food Prize seeks to shine a spotlight on their critical accomplishments that may also inspire future achievement by scientists, policymakers, leaders of nongovernmental organizations, businesses and others working on key issues and solutions that can have a profound impact on ensuring global food security.

Since its inception, the World Food Prize has been awarded to 46 individuals from around the globe for achievements in a broad array of areas, including nutrition and health; plant and seed science; animal science; soil science, water and conservation; crop protection; food technology and safety; policy, research and extension; infrastructure and distribution; and hunger and poverty alleviation.

Details and nomination forms are available now in six languages at www.worldfoodprize.org/nominate

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