The 2016 Youth Ag-Summit will be an opportunity for young leaders worldwide to explore and discuss solutions on global food challenges to “Feed a Hungry Planet”.
Participants will have to be between 18 and 25 years old, be legally able to travel internationally, holding a valid passport, with at least six months validity after 7th October 2017 and be able to communicate orally in English. Furthermore, they should be interested on agriculture, environmental stewardship, food, world hunger, biotechnology, and/or farming and/or animal husbandry. In order to apply, entrants will have to submit an essay outlining their ideas on the causes, impacts and possible solutions to global food security in an essay of 1,500 words maximum.
The winners will be invited to attend the Summit. The Youth Ag-Summit organizers will pay for airfare, accommodations, meals provided at the Summit and travel insurance for the Summit and may reimburse visa fees, where applicable.
Deadline to apply: 13th January 2017, 11:59 pm, (GMT).
Find out more: www.youthagsummit.com