One Million Dollar Worth Prizes created by Sweden for sustainable Food Solutions
Sweden has created 1 million USD worth prizes to feed billion of people. The prize is named as the “Food Planet Prize”. The main aim of the step is to address the climate change threats towards food supply all over the world.
The prize is to be awarded annually. Sweden is to offer two Food Planet prizes. They are “an existing scalable solution for sustainable foods” and the other includes “innovative initiatives to transform global food sector”.
Today, the world population is 7.8 billion and is expected to grow by 10 billion by 2050. In order to feed such a huge population, it is essential to transform the eating habits, reduce food waste and also improve food production.
Today there are more than 820 million people that lack sufficient food. There are many others that consume low-quality diet. The data was provided by the LANCET publication. Therefore, the prize will encourage people to work towards sustainable food production.
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