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International award “City of Bologna” for agri-food sustainability.

The objectives, the promoters, the history and the editions.


The objectives of the Bologna Award –The International Sustainability and Food Award - are:

  • to support scientific and technological research on agri-food sustainability,
  • to promote a new and widespread culture in the name of food education and of the right to good nutrition,
  • to reduce the environmental and social impacts of food production and distribution.

The Award therefore aims to enhance the scientific research and the  initiatives in the agricultural and agro-food sectors carried out by people, institutions and companies in the name of sustainable and lasting development.

The unique aspect of the Bologna Award is that the winners, from the moment of acceptance, they commit to donating  the value of the Award to sustainable, long-lasting and / or supportive projects and initiatives in the sector. The initiatives to which the Prize will be destined are chosen by the Winner.

The Prize is awarded by an international jury (link to the page) chaired by the Agro-economist Andrea Segrè. The awards are directed by... [continue]

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Bologna Award