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World Food Prize

The World Food Prize is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement at any point along the full range of the food production and distribution chain.

Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land; plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural development; marketing; food processing and packaging; water and the environment; natural resource conservation; physical infrastructure; transportation and distribution; special or extraordinary feeding programs; social organization and poverty elimination; economics and finance; policy analysis; and public advocacy.

Find more information on the World Food Prize's nomination criteria. 

This year's nominations will be due May 1, 2018 and close June 30th. 

The World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony will take place in October.

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