As millions across the globe deal with food insecurity, the World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute (WFP MIYI) offers young people an opportunity to be part of the solution. This annual event brings students in grades 8-12 together to share their ideas related to global food security with MSU experts and other Michigan youth while learning how MSU faculty, staff members, researchers and students are working to address issues related to food security and hunger. As part of the process, youth are asked to prepare a research paper about a global issue concerning hunger and poverty. At the event, youth present and discuss their papers with other attendees and research and industry experts.
Youth World Food Prize
Sarah Laurenz's essay for Youth World Food Prize discusses farming challenges in Nigeria.
Jolene Iseler's essay for Youth World Food Prize covers the agricultural and infrastructure challenges in Cambodia.
Autumn Tait's essay for Youth World Food Prize covers sustainable agriculture practices in Ghana.