Howard G. Buffett Foundation and University of Wisconsin – Agricultural Innovation Prize
The Agricultural Innovation Prize is jointly sponsored by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the University of Wisconsin to encourage teams of university students to identify how to achieve food security for the world’s population while keeping within sound environmental boundaries. The competition invites business plans that focus on a process, product, service, or technology. The competition is open to teams comprising at least 50% students (U.S. and/or international) who are enrolled half-time or more at accredited U.S. colleges and universities. Cash prizes are US$100 thousand for the winning team, US$25 thousand for finalists, and travel grants to enable 25 teams to make presentations. Online entries are invited between 01 December 2013 and 28 February 2014.Click here for details and application.
Posted on October 18, 2013, in Job Opportunities, Research grants, fellowship and scholarships, Youth and Agriculture, Youth and ICT and tagged agriculture, Awards, Call for proposal, capacity building, Climate change, Enterprenuership, Environment, food security, research, Youth. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.