Youth Ag Summit 2021- Empowering Next Generation

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Opportunity Details

  • No. of Opportunity 100
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 4592
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

Application is open for Youth Ag Summit that will be organized for youth to empower the next generation.

If you are passionate about food security and seeking an opportunity to learn from leading agricultural experts, you are invited to apply for Youth Ag Summit 2021.

About the Youth Ag Summit in Brazil

Due to increasing the world population and reaching to an anticipated number of 10 billion by 2050, and decreasing resources, we are facing feeding challenges. To find a sustainable solution for these challenges, we need ideas and innovations that can change today’s problems in tomorrow’s opportunities. The Youth Ag Summit is designed to provide a platform for young people to connect and empower them as agricultural change-makers and recognized the best idea and solution for the challenge.

This event is organized for those who are between the age of 18-25 having the idea that can help to end hunger in the world.

through the Youth Ag Summit, each delegate identifies three little things:

  • a personal challenge to implement their learning in their local society
  • Come to the summit with a thrive for change project
  • work to develop concrete project plans for their ideas and encouraged to implement the project upon completion of the summit.

The event locations since the start:

  • Calgary, Canada, 2013
  • Canberra, Australia, 2015
  • Brussels, Blegium, 2017
  • Brasilia, Brazil, 2019
  • Virtual, 2021

 

 

Youth Ag Summit  2021 details:

Location: Virtual

this time a two-day summit will be followed by a ten-week virtual incubator called Yas University in 2022 to develop project ideas through key insights and capacity building developed in partnership with UN Sustainable Solutions Network (UN SDSN).

Application deadline:

 

Period: 3 days (November 16-17 , 2021)

Number of young participants: 100

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to connect with other young leaders from around the world
  • Access to skills training and project development
  • Be equipped for taking action on the solution
  • Participation at YAS University (a ten week online accelerator program)

Conditions:

  • Be between the age of 18 to 25
  • Be engaged with SDGs
  • Have the idea project and passionate about agriculture, food security, world hunger, environmental stewardship, biotechnology, farming, or animal husbandry.

 

Required document:

  • 1 photograph (high quality )
  • A short video (max 3 min) expressing your project idea to feed a hungry planet

 

 

Application procedure

Applicants can apply online. They need to prepare the answer to the following question asked in the application form:

  • What should we know about you?
  • Are you a member of any agricultural or youth-based organization?
  • Why do you want to participate in the Youth Ag Summit?
  • How will you support the global agvocate community?
  • What can we learn from you?
  • What do you expect to learn from the summit and aGvocate community?
  • And some other questions

Apply Online

 

For more information please visit the Youth Ag Summit Website.

 

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