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WFF Global Youth Hackathon on Food Waste Online Fellowship 2024

WFF Global Youth Hackathon on Food Waste Online Fellowship 2024

The Global Youth Hackathon on Food Waste is designed to engage passionate individuals in developing innovative, community-based solutions to combat food waste. Participants will collaborate, receive mentorship and refine their proposals through several stages, culminating in actionable initiatives that can significantly reduce food waste within their communities.  



 

About World Food Forum (WFF)

Launched in 2021, the World Food Forum (WFF) is an independent, youth-led global network of partners facilitated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It aims to spark a global movement that empowers young people everywhere to actively shape agrifood systems to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a better food future for all. The WFF serves as the premier global forum to harness the passion and power of youth to identify solutions and incite positive action for agrifood systems. It aligns with the ... continue reading

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WFF Global Youth Hackathon on Food Waste

Application Deadline30 Jun 2024
ValueUSD 3500
TypeFellowship
Course to studyView courses
SponsorWorld Food Forum (WFF)
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of WFF Global Youth Hackathon on Food Waste

At the WFF flagship event, finalists will showcase their proposals to a new panel of final judges and a live audience, competing for the chance to be one of two winning projects, with prizes ranging from USD 500 to 3500.


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Requirements for WFF Global Youth Hackathon on Food Waste Qualification

Be a passionate individuals in developing innovative, community-based solutions to combat food waste.

Interview date, Process and Venue for WFF Global Youth Hackathon on Food Waste

The top 15 proposals will be selected for inclusion in the hackathon. Organisers will pair each project with a mentor from a pool of food waste experts from within and outside the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Mentors will conduct two live online sessions with participants before the hackathon to help refine their projects and pitches.

The online hackathon will feature participants pitching their projects to hackathon judges in breakout rooms. After the hackathon, contestants will revise and resubmit their proposals, including a detailed budget. These will then be re-assessed by the same judges, who will select the top five final projects based on the improvements made.. These participants will receive further mentoring to prepare for live pitch presentations at the 2024 WFF flagship event in Rome.
 


Application Deadline

June 30, 2024


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to World Food Forum (WFF) on www.world-food-forum.org to apply

Teams and individuals interested in participating can submit preliminary proposals in English, which will be reviewed by a diverse panel of evaluators from WFF, KidsforSDGs, and technical experts. The top 15 proposals will be selected for inclusion in the hackathon.

For more details visit: WFF website.

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