Ms Georgie Aley, chair, Future Farmers Network Australia
Future Farmers Network Australia and Bayer CropScience announced the upcoming 2nd Global Youth Ag-Summit, themed "Feeding a Hungry Planet", which will take place in Canberra, Australia, on August 24-28, 2015.
India will send three delegates for the event, including: Ms Aatika Singh from New Delhi, Mr Raghav Raghunathan from Dewad in MP; and Mr Rohit Fenn from Kottayam, Kerala.
A total of 1,932 essays from 87 countries were submitted.
"We nearly received 2,000 essays from around the world which signals a strong interest in the issue of feeding a hungry planet. The quality of the essays was outstanding and the challenges and solutions identified highlight that opportunities like the Youth Ag-Summit provide a great platform to continue the discussions," said Ms Georgie Aley, chair, Future Farmers Network Australia. "We look forward to welcoming the delegates to Australia in August along with our partner Bayer CropScience in the delivery of the event."
During the summit, the delegates will identify, connect and create ideas to progress agriculture around the world.