Call for Young African Agrifood Changemakers.

Are you a young farmer or agripreneur proposing innovative technologies or ways to combat climate change, food waste, or malnutrition in Africa?

Are you just a community organizer or a policy advocate who is working to make it easier for people to get enough healthy food in Africa?

Or are you a change maker striving to make agrifood systems more equitable and sustainable in Africa?

The World Food Forum (WFF) Africa team is seeking nominations of young African change makers who are working to make our agrifood systems more equitable and sustainable, and who can share their powerful visions, recount their actions, and inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

WFF is an independent, youth-led global network of partners facilitated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) with the goal of igniting a global movement that empowers young people around the world to actively transform agrifood systems in order to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals and a better food future for all.


  • The nominated change makers will be profiled in a narrative series on the WFF website’s regional page.
  • Will be invited to participate in the WFF community and movement in their own unique ways to reform our agrifood systems.


• Under the age of 35 years old

• Is African or is actively trying to improve Africa’s agrifood systems

• Is African or is actively trying to improve Africa’s agrifood systems

• Supports WFF’s vision and goals

• Is eager to share their visions and experiences with others in order to inspire them.


• One can recommend her/himself or

• People who are well-known can be nominated.

The deadline for applications is July 31, 2022.

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