Fully Funded Global Food Security Symposium In Washington

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is now accepting applications from students to participate in the Global Food Security Symposium 2017. The Next Generation Delegation provides an opportunity for promising students to engage in symposium discussions and to interact with business and policy leaders, civil society, and social entrepreneurs working on agriculture, food, and nutrition issues. Deadline to apply is November 4th.

The event will be held on March 29-30, 2017, in Washington, USA. The 2017 symposium will offer key insights on how to leverage past successes, and invigorate future efforts, amidst an evolving global landscape.

As a Delegate you will have the opportunity to interact with symposium speakers and senior attendees in private forum, network with other outstanding students planning careers in global food, agriculture, and nutrition sectors, select delegates may also participate in symposium side events, panel discussions, or video interviews.

Main criteria

  • Students must be at the graduate or advanced undergraduate (third or fourth year) level studying agricultural development, social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, or other food security related disciplines;
  • Students must plan to enter the agriculture and food sector upon graduation;
  • Students from all over the world are welcome to apply.

In order to apply you should complete the application form, providing a CV, professional or academic references, a letter of recommendation and brief essay on one of the following topics: innovation and technology in the global food system, global food security and global stability, sustainable and equitable development of food systems.

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