Daily Current Affairs – 2020Topic: For Prelims and Mains
10th Aug 2020
It is an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a Vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050.
The prize awards a cash incentive of USD $200,000.
It was launched by the USA-based ‘The Rockefeller Foundation’, in partnership with the other two organizations – Second Muse and Open IDEO- in 2019.
What is a Food System Vision?
It is really a story about the future that addresses the following six interconnected themes:
The Rockefeller Foundation has selected Naandi Foundation (a Hyderabad based non-profit organisation), as one of the top 10 ‘Visionaries’ in the world for the Food System Vision 2050 Prize.
Naandi was recognised for its Arakunomics
It is a new integrated economic model that ensures profits for farmers, quality for consumers through regenerative agriculture.
This model is a tribute to the tribal farmers of Araku region for the world-class coffee produced and launched in Paris in 2017 as well as for the high carbon landscape transformation they did in over 955 villages there by planting 25 million trees.
It is a mass national gathering that brings together representatives from the various ethnic, religious, and tribal communities in Afghanistan.
It is the Russian strategic command-post exercise.