2023 Youth Hackathon open for application!
The “2023 Youth Hackathon for Green Low-Carbon Agriculture” is co-conducted by FAO China, the Center for International Agricultural Research (CIAR) of CAAS, and Young Professionals for Agricultural Research (YPARD). Its primary objective is to leverage the resourcefulness and business acumen of young individuals and to find out technology solutions to global agricultural and rural green low-carbon development.
With varied development among countries due to factors such as productivity, population, resources, labor and consumer mindset, achieving green low-carbon agriculture urgently requires countries to support the dual carbon goals, promote high-quality development of agriculture and rural areas as well as exploring country-specific strategies for agricultural green development.
To evoke the creativity and activeness of young people in low-carbon agriculture and to encourage young generations to exchange their ideas with their peers from all over the world, the 2023 Youth Hackathon is devoted to inspiring young people in contributing their wisdom toimprove global food security by adopting innovative and inclusive methods. Specifically, the 2023 Youth Hackathon aims to:
Build a global network focused on the whole chain of low-carbon agriculture with frontline executives, entrepreneurs and industry experts; identify innovative opportunities and create an enabling environment through public and private sector cooperation.
Share cutting-edge information, technologies and business models to develop low-carbon agriculture with innovation in feasible ways that can be applied in a true sense by countries around the world.
Provide ongoing support for young creators during and after the events through the efforts of FAO, CAAS and other partners, thus empowering all hackers to solve problems.
Timeline and key points
▫️10 April – 20 July: Application
▫️20 July – 20 August: Preliminary selection
▫️20 August: Announcement of shortlist teams
▫️Late August – Early September: Training Session (Online)
▫️The 3rd Week of October: Final Competition (Online)
▫️The 4th Week of October: Award Ceremony (Onsite, China)
Applicationdeadline: 20 July 2023, 23:59 (GMT+8,Beijing Time)
Application Form (scan the QR code belowfor access)
Innovation Solution including a project proposal and a PowerPoint Presentation(scan the QR code for more info.)
Video Presentation for 5 min (scan the QR code for more info.)
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