Arrell Food Innovation Awards 2021 recognize global excellence in the broad area of food innovation and community impact.
The award Categories:
- One award will recognize a researcher, or group of researchers, who has an advanced understanding of food production, processing, distribution, consumption, safety, and/or human nutrition, with a significant positive impact on society. Likely themes include food science, the environmental impact of agriculture, crop or livestock genetics, agroecology, soil health, food animal health and production, pest management, supply-chain management, food processing, food packaging, food safety, food consumption, human nutrition, food retail/marketing.
- The other award will recognize an individual, or group of individuals, who has contributed to improved nutritional health and/or food security, with a focus on strengthening disadvantaged communities. Likelythemes include food sovereignty, food production, food distribution/access, food insecurity, community development and governance, household nutrition, urban poverty, Aboriginal food security, non-traditional food systems, socioeconomic policy, empowerment of under-served communities, food and nutrition literacy.
The criteria for awarding the Arrell Food Prizes are as follows:
- The individual or group being nominated will have made exceptionally significant and documented contributions to either our scientific understanding related to food production, distribution and sales, or human nutrition/consumption; and/or at the community level in markedly improving nutrition, including access to, or distribution of food.
- The nomination package must clearly demonstrate how the individual or group being nominated played a critical leadership role in achieving the above-noted contributions.
- Nominees must be able to attend the award ceremony and ancillary events.
The eligibility for the event are:
- Citizens of any country are eligible for nomination, with no restrictions on gender, race, religion, creed, or residency.
- Nominations may come from private companies, academic institutions, governmental units, charitable foundations, and not-for-profit organizations. In the case of multiple nominations from a single organization, only the one with the latest date will be accepted.
Detail of the Award:
- December 1, 2020: Open nominations
- 28th February 2021: Nominations close
- March 2021: Administrative checks, then eligible nominations to Adjudicators for consideration
- April 2021: Adjudication Panel meets to select winners Late
- Spring 2021: Winners contacted; travel arrangements made
To know about the nomination and registration process, visit here.
Apply by submitting all the required documents by February 28, 2021, in pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more detail, visit Arrell FOOD INSTITUTE