The Youth Ag Summit, part of the Bayer Agricultural Education Program, brings together young change-makers aged 18-25 to tackle the challenges of how to feed a growing population by 2050.
Launched in 2013 in Canada, until today, 400 young delegates from across the world were chosen to attend.
In 2019, Bayer received over 2,800 applications from more than 140 countries. For this year’s application process, each prospective participant pitched an idea to tackle food insecurity in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Bayer has selected the 100 participants, coming from 45 countries, for the fourth edition of the Youth Ag Summit. The 2019 Summit will take place in Brasília, Brazil from November 4-6, in partnership with Nuffield Brazil.
Ulia Refenlia Baysi (project: AgForum Application), Aditya Parama Setiabudi (project: Creative Village / Creavill) and Davyn Christopher Sudirdjo (project: e-Tani) were chosen to represent Indonesia and will join with other delegates from other countries: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Ethiopia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Canada, USA, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia, Nepal and Cambodia.
Visit www.youthagsummit.com to meet the delegates and to learn more about the Summit. Follow the latest news on @YouthAgSummit or www.facebook.com/YouthAgSummit