The nomination process for the Africa Food Prize starts with nominations being sent to the Africa Food Prize Secretariat. The Africa Food Prize Secretariat then assists the Africa Food Prize Committee to screen and select candidates.
The Africa Food Prize Committee chooses the Africa Food Prize winner by unanimous vote. The Prize Committee has absolute authority and its decisions cannot be overruled or appealed.
To find out more about how to prepare a nomination, please download the Nomination information pack here:
Nomination information for the Africa Food Prize – English
Nomination information for the Africa Food Prize – French
Nominations for the Africa Food Prize 2017 open ON 6TH March 2017 and close on Monday 5th June, 2017 . The winner for the Africa Food Prize 2017 will be awarded at the Africa Food Prize gala dinner on 6th September 2017 during AGRF in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
The Africa Food Prize can be awarded to any individual or identifiable group of individuals, as well as to established institutions, associations, organizations or government bodies with a formal and recognized judicial and organizational structure contributing to the overall objectives of the Prize.
Not necessarily. The Africa Food Prize can be awarded to any qualified candidate, irrespective of nationality, profession or location, as long as their work, and outcomes of the work, have had a clear impact on the African situation, nationally, regionally or for the continent.
The Prize can be awarded with reference to a specific contribution or achievement, or a series of efforts and results in the recent past, preferably within the last few years.