The Yara Prize for a Green Revolution in Africa was launched in 2005 as part of the centennial of Yara International ASA. The award recognizes significant contributions to the reduction of hunger and poverty in Africa.
The Yara Prize honors work that increases food productivity, security or availability through improvements in food systems, advancements in sustainable agriculture and development of local markets - and encourages innovation and entrepreneurship.
The prize consists of a USD 60,000 grant, a glass trophy and a diploma. Winners are chosen by The Yara Prize Committee.