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INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

2020 INTERNATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ESSAY WINNERS

IFAMA received entries from 17 countries. The following Essay Collection features the top 8 winning essays.

Thanks to everyone who submitted essays, our coordinators and judges. Read the essays and watch the videos.


Graduate | Early Career Professional
TEAM

1st PLACE

Carien Denner, Michelle Marais, Andries Strauss, and Alina Ntsiapane
Republic of South Africa (RSA), University of the Free State

Graduate | Early Career Professional
TEAM

2nd PLACE

Maria Noriza Q. Herrera and Phoebe B. Ricarte

Philippines, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Graduate
INDIVIDUAL

1st PLACE

John Baptist W. Kabo-Bah

Ghana, University of Energy and Natural Resources

Graduate
INDIVIDUAL

2nd PLACE

Awodele Stephen Olajide

Canada, University of Saskatchewan

Undergraduate
TEAM

1st PLACE

Liuyue Yang and Junyi Jiang

Australia, University of Tasmania

Undergraduate
TEAM

2nd PLACE

Timothy Simic and Yin Stan Cheung

Australia, University of Sydney

Undergraduate
INDIVIDUAL
1st PLACE

Allan Soo

Australia, University of Technology Sydney

Undergraduate
INDIVIDUAL

2nd PLACE

Ruchir Mathur

India, Birla Institute of Technology and Science

 

THE CHALLENGE

"How can the sustainability, productivity, and market access of smallholder sugar cane farmers be improved?"

      • Why is there an urgency to address these issues for smallholder farmers?
      • How will solving these challenges benefit them?  If your solution was implemented, what would the future look like for smallholder sugarcane farmers?
      • What stands in the way of executing your plan?
      • What short-term action steps are needed to achieve your goal? What longer-term actions are required?

    Essay Length: Maximum 2,000 words.

    Number of participants: Competitors can submit essays independently or in a team of up to 4 students or early career professionals.

    Video: Authors/teams of the top essays will then be invited to produce a 5-minute video, which pitches their idea.

    The IFAMA2020 Competition is hosted by:



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