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To feed a population that - at the end of the century - could reach 11 billion people is the real challenge of the planet.

In line with it, the main objectives of the Bologna Award for International Sustainability and Food, the International Prize "City of Bologna" presented in Autumn 2016 in New York, are: to support scientific and technological research on agro-food sustainability, improve and optimize the distribution of food, reduce the environmental and social impacts of food production and distribution and promote a new and widespread culture in the field of food education.

The Prize, designed and promoted by CAAB - the Agro-food Center of Bologna - with the FICO Foundation and in synergy with the Emilia Romagna Region and the Municipality of Bologna, aims to enhance scientific research and agricultural and agro-food initiatives launched by people, Institutions and companies in the sign of long-lasting and sustainable development... [more]

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