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Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Young Earth Solutions (YES!) Competition 2013

If you're a student or young researcher under 30 and have an innovative idea for how to advance environmental sustainability or nutrition in today's global food system, the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN) invites you to participate in the 2013 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES!) competition. The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) is now seeking ideas for how to improve the food system for this year’s Young Earth Solutions (YES!) competition. Ideas should focus on reducing humanity’s environmental footprint, while also guaranteeing health and food accessibility.What’s the YES! competition all about?BCFN aims to cultivate the next generation of food thought leaders, as well as move humanity toward a future free of hunger, obesity, undernourishment, and food waste. They challenge students and young researchers to conjure up feasible, original, and effective solutions to the predicaments of our food system.Who can enter?Since this competition is for emerging leaders, only students and young researchers can enter. And you have to be under 30.What could I win?Ten finalists will get an all-expenses-paid trip to Milan, Italy to present their ideas at the 5th International Forum on Food and Nutrition in November, as well as the opportunity to show off their ideas on the BCFN YES! website.The brain(s) behind the winning idea will receive €1000 and a chance to participate in a BCFN research project in 2014.You can download a PDF containing the full information on participation and competition rules here. All ideas are expected to have been submitted by 31 July, 2013 on the BCFN YES! 2013 competition website. You can also find the 2012 finalists and winning idea here. Information about this competition is also available on Food Tank's website.
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