World Food Prize – Wageningen Borlaug Youth Institute

Wageningen Youth Institute

The Wageningen Youth Institute is the school student project that challenges students to find a solution to one of the biggest challenges we face in the world: "How do we feed the world in 2050?". Do research, advise and win a trip to the Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, the United States.

With your research you can contribute to the greatest challenges of this century. And we give you a platform to give your advice about this to professors and experts. View the challenge, get started with your project and sign up!

Win a trip to the United States!

- Write a paper which contributes to Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger
- Visit the workshop day on February 12 and learn to write an advice based on your research
- Hand in your paper and advice before 15 March
- Present your advice to world leaders and scientists at 11 April
- Win a trip to the Global Youth Institute in the United States!

Are you participating?

High school paper


Get inspiration on this website for a subject for your paper and get support in Wageningen during one of the PWS-days. Does your project match the challenge of this competition? Sign up and join the competition with your paper.

Projects on school


Get inspiration during teaching modules or training courses offered by the Food Valley Network at Wageningen University & Research. Especially for this competition new modules have also been developed. Did you find it interesting? Work out a project and sign up for the competition.

The Challenge


Do you want to get started with an interesting challenge within a course or outside school? Then work individually or together with a friend on this Global Challenge and sign up to participate in the competition via this assignment.