Youth Ag Summit Seeking Young Leaders to Help Find Solutions to Feed the World
Feeding a Hungry Planet Youth Ag Summit to Bring Young Leaders Together to Find Solutions on Feeding a Growing Population
By Amanda Brodhagen, Farms.com
The Youth Ag Summit launched its Canadian application process for young leaders from around the world to tackle the topic of “Feeding a Hungry Planet” that will take place August 2012 in Alberta, Canada.
The Ag Summit will host 120 young people from around the world, ages 18 to 25 years of age to engage in a conversation about the challenges that the world will face in feeding a growing population; with the hope of bringing different perspectives on the topic and providing potential solutions.
The Summit will feature keynote speakers, round table discussions and educational tours for a well-rounded professional development experience.
The sponsors of the event, 4-H Canada and Bayer CropScience, invite youth to come to the table and share their ideas. To apply to attend you must submit an essay or a video. More details about the application process can be found on the Youth Ag Summit website.