Nutrients for All: Vitality for People and the Planet

b>Winners Announced! Competition Judges have selected eight winners among the 21 competition finalists. Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.

 

Winners Announced! Competition Judges have selected eight winners among the 21 competition finalists. Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.

 

Grand Prize Winners

Runners Up

As a reminder, all entrants have been provided narrative comments and a baseline comparison on their feedback dashboard. Whether you're embarking on the next stage of the competition, or looking to optimize your project page, be sure to consider these personalized comments.

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Ashoka’s Nutrients for All and Ashoka Changemakers have been seeking innovative solutions that will ensure the availability of nutrients for healthy, natural ecosystems, farms, food, and people. Entrants were competing for a chance to win a total of $45,000 in cash prizes generously offered by the Lemelson Foundation and Aberdare Ventures, among others.

Follow us at #nutrients4all on Twitter and on Facebook to receive updates about the Nutrients for All competition and to send us your feedback. For questions about the competition, email [email protected].

Prize
  • Up to $45,000 in unrestricted funding to boost your project.Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.
  • Early Entry Prize: One of two cash prizes of US $500 and an opportunity to participate in the Ashoka Globalizer conference.
  • Special Focus Prizes: NetSuite.org is pleased to offer their cloud business management software, a $44,000/year value, as a prize to innovators who are ready to scale their social enterprises and take their impact on the nutrient value chain to the next level.

Timeline

Winner is Announced

September 18, 2013
  • Launch
    April 17, 2013
  • Entry Deadline
    June 19, 2013
  • Winner is Announced
    September 18, 2013

Prize

Total value:
46 000
  • Up to $45,000 in unrestricted funding to boost your project.Three grand prize winners will each receive $10,000 US in prize money. Five Runners-Up will each receive $3,000 US.
  • Early Entry Prize: One of two cash prizes of US $500 and an opportunity to participate in the Ashoka Globalizer conference.
  • Special Focus Prizes: NetSuite.org is pleased to offer their cloud business management software, a $44,000/year value, as a prize to innovators who are ready to scale their social enterprises and take their impact on the nutrient value chain to the next level.

Competition entries

Title Contributor Location
Virtual farmers market building a social, local food supply chain Anthony Davison United Kingdom
Future Farmers in the Spotlight (FF) Joris van der Kamp
Growers' Nation Selena Georgiou
Soil Testing Kit Selena Georgiou
Fertilizer which is produced of 100 % organic waste-products Bojan Pelivanoski Germany
Local Food Production Helps The Planet And Your Health! Zamfir Camelia Romania
Kromkommer (Crookedcumber) Jente de Vries Rotterdam, Netherlands
Re-use of Human Waste in Small-Scale Agriculture and Forestry Elmer Sayre Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Création d'une chaîne de valeurs nutritives pour un orphelinat Andréa Lemoine Adétikopé, Togo
Community led food and nutritional sovereignty through millets Deccan Developm... Hyderabad, India
Gardens for Health International Jessie Cronan Boston, United States
Global Village Fruits, Inc. Annemarie Ryu India
A Model Initiative for Sustainable Community Agriculture Kimberly Lagomarsino Nueva Candelaria, La 46, and Los Chilitos, Guatemala
ASAT local & solidarity-based partnerships for healthy food mihaela vetan Timișoara, Romania
Virtual farmers market building a social, local food supply chain Anonymous (not verified) England, United Kingdom
Techno-Eco Agriculture Suprio Guntoro Denpasar, Indonesia
Satisfeito Luiza Esteves São Paulo, Brazil
Development of insect-based food product and insect farm model Mariangela Veronesi Benin
Improving Nutrition for Orphans Around the Globe Cindy Kaplan Portland, United States
Enriched Porridge for Prisoners with Tuberculosis Gerhard PRILOP Lomé, Togo
Closing the Loop: Moving Nutrients from Farms to People Elizabeth Snow Denver, United States
A Local Solution to Malnutrition David Kuria Nairobi, Kenya
Solar-powered Water Irrigation Linking Greenhouses to Open Fields Maresha Johnson Los Angeles, South Africa
Wellness through Food Rita Patel United States
Cooperativa de consumo responsable de Valdivia Alberto TC Chile
MamaCarts Meghan Coleman Fort Collins,
Moo’s Project for Healthy Food Healthy Drink Healthy Community Kusuma Dyah Sek... Boyolali, Indonesia
CONSERVATION THROUGH PUBLIC HEALTH Gladys Kalema-Z... Uganda
Growing nutritious food using standtech designs Prem Kumar Nalgonda, India
The ROLLING JUICE & SMOOTHIE BAR Esther Lobet Bedjedi Reunion
Avaaj Otalo: Mass Digital Consulting for Healthier Agriculture Hee Kwon Seo Ahmedabad, India
Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture Lammot du Pont Alexandria, United States
FoodPods - FoodPods is social enterprise that establishes micro-agri-businesses in disadvantaged communities. Bianca Ungerer
Garden in a Box Claire Reid Johannesburg, South Africa
Deux intrants en un: tous pour l'agriculture biologique Soazara RANIVOA... ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar
The GroCycle Project - turning waste coffee into gourmet mushrooms! Adam Sayner United Kingdom
Mobile Advisory Force for Advancing Technology in Rural Farming Prasad Senadeera Colombo, Sri Lanka
Backpack Farm Agriulture Program Rachel Zedeck Nairobi, Kenya
Small Scale Food Fortification at the Village Level Felix Brooks-church Lalitpur , Nepal
Planting nutrient-rich breadfruit varieties in the tropics. Diane Ragone Kalaheo, United States
HealthPhone Nand Wadhwani Katol, Nagpur, India
My Clean City Kelly Lovell Kitchener, Canada
Food Shift Dana Frasz Oakland, United States
Victory Gardens - Helping People Grow Food Lisa Giroday Vancouver, Canada
Micro-Farms to Improve Orphan Nutrition and Food Security Elizabeth Thorne Los Angeles, Honduras
Permacultura Universitaria Juan Carlos Vil... Mexico
Zero Waste: Returning Organic Waste into Nutrient Cycle through Integrated Farming sumadi sakinem Indonesia
Grow & Cook Program: Permaculture and Nutrition in the Amazon Amanda Garratt Yarinacocha, Peru
Food Recovery Network Hannah Wolfe College Park, United States
Die Gemüsewerkstatt - Networking Producers and Consumers ernst michael p... Graz, Austria

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