World Food Prize – Wageningen Borlaug Youth Institute

Wageningen Youth Institute

The Wageningen Youth Institute inspires and activates high school students in global food security topics. “How do we feed the world in a fair, sustainable and healthy way in 2050 when the world population rises to 10 billion?”

Individual students

Join the World Food Prize Foundation's Global Challenge with students from all over the world! Wageningen Youth Institute invites you to write a short essay on a topic of your choice about feeding the world and to discuss it with fellow students and experts.

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Are you a teacher and do you want to inspire and activate your students in global food security topics? Wageningen Youth Institute is happy to help you with that! From individual student projects such as participating in a challenge to workshops in the classroom or a project week.

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Global food security

There are many topics to choose from for your essay, such as Agro Food Robotics, Future-Proof Agriculture, Meat Substitutes, Food Waste, and Food Security/Distribution.

About Wageningen Youth Institute

Wageningen Youth Institute is part of Wageningen University & Research and the World Food Prize Foundation in the US.

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