The Youth Consortium has begun a call for applications to identify, challenge and sustain a champion in Nutrition for this year, 2022.
The topic to be covered during the “Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS)” slated for October 31, 2022 is “Role of Youth as Human Capital Agents towards a Transformative & Resilient Agro-Food Systems in Africa”.
According to Youth Consortium, the voices of youths are essential to ensure Food and Nutrition Security in Africa even as ADFNS will be held from October 31 to November 1 2022.
If you’re an early career professional or work along the value chains of Agro-Food Systems, under 35, with a record of engagement or expertise in Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security, you are encouraged to apply.
To be eligible, you must be under the age of 35 years old, with a minimum two years of work experience in Agriculture, agro-food systems or related field.
You should also be carrying an innovative project in Agriculture, agro-food systems or related area to ADFNS that was implemented more than one year.
Before applying, you MUST FIRST upload a Youth In Nutrition Champion Video to YouTube (3mins max).
The questions to answer in the video include: Who are you and where you are from? How does your work/activities relate to Nutrition and Food Security? What are you doing innovatively and sustainably to contribute to Nutrition and Food Security?
The maximum length of the video is 3 minutes, and the orientation must in landscape
No copyrighted materials (music, images, video clips, etc.) may be used for the contest unless you own the copyright or have a license to use the material for this contest. Written permission must be obtained and provided upon request for all copyrighted materials.
Share the YouTube Link of the video to your Twitter feed and tag @YouthConsort before Tweeting using the official campaign hashtags: #TheYouthConsortium #YearofNutrition #Youth4Nutrition
The YouTube link will also be requested for in the application form.
Apply for Youth Champion in Nutrition 2022