The competition will be divided into 5 thematic areas, but the specific issues to be discussed and worked on will be revealed on the first day of the event.

All applicants should express three preferences for the thematic area of choice.

TOPIC AREA 1 - Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

Engage and communicate the need for a sustainable agriculture.
It is risperdal and autism extremely difficult to communicate the importance of a sustainable agriculture to change the climate trend and the impact that national agricultural systems have on global situation. Find a solution to spread the knowledge; involve especially young people and promote a model that is inspirational to everyone and that allows everyone to make concrete actions toward a global change. How would you phrase the message out to your university, at a personal and global level?.

Global awareness on the link between diet and climate.
Increase global awareness on the detrimental impact that unsustainable food demand can have on climate change and, as a consequence, can add layers of pressure to already fragile food production systems. Promote active participation of citizens, especially young people, in impacting the climate change trend through concrete actions.

Food production.
Promoting sustainable urban and peri-urban agriculture to decrease food miles, mitigate urban heat island effect, reduce building energy demand (through roof and wall gardens); linkages between rural/-urban producers and urban markets (economic and physical access to different types of markets).

Food marketing and distribution.
Supporting sustainable food transportation and logistics planning to develop or strengthen a safe and energy efficient public marketing system, including wholesale and retail markets.

Virtuous local fishers.
Introduce a solution (business model, software application, policy…) to facilitate the entrance of small-scale artisanal fishers to markets, especially in Small Island developing States and least developed countries, where connectivity may be scarce. Develop a system based on zero-impact philosophy, capable of promoting/ giving advantage to responsible artisanal fishers.

TOPIC AREA 2 - Act now for the Zero-hunger generation.

The agents of change. Target the critical agents of change at the centre of the rural reinassance (small producers, family farmers, rural women, indigenous people, fisher folk, livestock keepers, forest users, rural workers) to catalyze growth, improve livelihoods and build a fairer society, managing the planet’s natural resources.

Tracking food and creating a stamp of sustainability. Develop solutions that can assist consumers to track a food product’s history and nutritional value to promote and implement nutrition education and information interventions. Defeat hunger and malnutrition by increasing the access to nutritious food, especially for children and mothers. Promote a diversified diet by strengthening local food production and processing, especially by smallholder and family farmers, to achieve nutrition objectives.

Voices for the hungry. Engage, innovate, campaign: raise awareness to spread knowledge and allow everyone, especially young people, to be a voice for the hungry. Develop tools for a worldwide campaign on the Zero Hunger Generation that will energize and galvanize interest among young people into taking action towards achieving zero hunger by 2030. Bring the food insecure and hungry to the attention of individuals, communities, governments and decision-making hubs. Promote social participation with local governments in supporting decisions and actions that affect the right to food and food security.

Food Security.  Improving access to healthy, sustainable and affordable food in urban areas (physical and economic access), especially targeting population groups at risk of being obese or undernourished in unserved areas; promote population-level education and social marketing programmes on food, health and sustainability.

Global awareness on the link between diet and climate. Increase global awareness on the detrimental impact that unsustainable food demand can have on climate change and, as a consequence, can add layers of pressure to already fragile food production systems. Promote active participation of citizens, especially young people, in impacting the climate change trend through concrete actions.

TOPIC AREA 3 - Local solution for global issues: building sustainable food systems in cities.

Food Security.
Improving access to healthy, sustainable and affordable food in urban areas (physical and economic access), especially targeting population groups at risk of being obese or undernourished in unserved areas; promote population-level education and social marketing programmes on food, health and sustainability.
Social and economic equity.
Promoting innovative social business models and innovative grassroots initiatives to promote healthier supply chains especially in unserved areas, create job opportunities within the food system, and build economically and socially more balanced food supply chains, from producers to consumers (better economic distribution along the food supply chain).
Food production.
Promoting sustainable urban and peri-urban agriculture to decrease food miles, mitigate urban heat island effect, reduce building energy demand; linkages between rural/-urban producers and urban markets (economic and physical access to different types of markets).
Food marketing and distribution.
Supporting sustainable food transportation and logistics planning to develop or strengthen a safe and energy efficient public marketing system, including wholesale and retail markets.
Food waste.
Addressing food loss and waste, by designing strategies to reduce it (technologies, supermarkets and wholesalers legislation, etc.); facilitating recovery and redistribution for people in need or animal feeding and implementing collection for composting.

TOPIC AREA 4 - Awareness on environmental crimes and their threat to food safety.

Bringing into light liabilities behind environmental crimes.
Fostering collaboration between research and impacted communities in producing and disseminating information. Advocating governments to take action in cases and in prevention of environmental crimes. Promote awareness of consumers in regards with companies’ liabilities in cipro no prescription environmental crimes, in particular of companies impacting on food and water security and of agri-food companies liable for environmental crimes.
Preventing impacts on food and water security produced by development, extraction, production and disposal projects and by the agri-food sector itself. Strengthening international, regional and national policies regulating contaminating activities.  Implementing clean-up of contaminated areas jeopardizing food and water safety.
Promoting the active role of impacted communities or communities at risk in the environmental monitoring of their territories through citizen science and crowdsourcing activities. Promoting awareness on environmental crimes and their impacts among individuals, communities, governments and decision-makers. Mitigating effects by eradicating food waste, promoting local production and consumption as the main food production consumption model, challenging pesticides and herbicides lobbies and banning dangerous chemical from food production, tackling the expansion of agrifood monocultures.
Tackling internal and international migratory effects of environmental crimes impacting  food safety.
Documenting and promoting the relations between environmental injustice, migration and wars. Institutional acknowledgement of environmental and climate migrations produced by environmental injustice as a sub-category to be protected. Documenting and promoting awareness raising on environmental and climate migrations in order to adapt in consequences national and international migration policies.
Enhancing the role of justice in preventing and punishing environmental crimes and environmental damage, in particular those jeopardizing food and water safety.
Tackling environmental injustices impunity. Increase, improve and empower dose of valproic acid legal tools to tackle environmental justice. Extend the international definition of environmental crimes to the most striking cases of environmental justice. Empower impacted communities and community at risk to take legal actions, including class actions. Improve justice professionals competences in environmental justice and their capacities to act in collaboration with impacted or threatened communities. Support and defend Environmental Justice Defenders (EJD) at threats. Bring to international attention cases of threaten or assassinated EJDs (ie. Berta Caceres) and develop advocacy actions for their protection.
Building a global database of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) infringements.
Develop a system / policy / business model to enable an effective flag state control to reduce IUU fishing, by involving normal citizens at various levels. Promote the awareness of customers in the great disadvantages caused to responsibly fishers by IUU fishing; make clear at a global level the importance, for the environment, of preserving vulnerable stocks to rebuild it to healthy levels.

TOPIC AREA 5 - SeaLife: preserve the marine and ocean world.

Building a global database of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) infringements.
Develop a system / policy / business model to enable an effective flag state control to reduce IUU fishing, by involving normal citizens at various levels. Promote the awareness of customers in the great disadvantages caused to tadalafil tabs responsibly fishers by IUU fishing; make clear at a global level the importance, for the environment, of preserving vulnerable stocks to rebuild it to healthy levels.
On-board species identification for a better management of fisheries of both professional an amateurial/ occasional fishers. Develop a solution to make easy a proper recording of catch and bycatch, to ensure their compliance with local rules. Find a solution that enables fishers and observers to participate in the construction of the database and to use it, even in absence of connectivity.
Virtuous local fishers.
Introduce a solution (business model, software application, policy) to facilitate the entrance of small-scale artisanal fishers to markets, especially in Small Island developing States and least developed countries, where connectivity may be scarce. Develop a system based on zero-impact philosophy, that is capable of promoting/ giving advantage to responsible artisanal fishers.
Responsible international coastal and marine tourism.
Promote preservation of the marine and ocean world by stimulating a responsible and sustainable marine tourism. Propose novel business models based on the paradigm of the circular economy, capable of empowering local communities and leveraging their knowledge of local biodiversity, while attracting coastal and marine tourism from all over the world.

TOOLS

Photo editing

PhotoDirector 8 Essential
GIMP (Consigliato, leggero ma molto potente)

Slide Presentation

Open Office (Suite Office gratuita molto simile a quella Microsoft)

Editing Audio

Audacity (Semplice e immediato)
Reaper (più professionale, richiede maggiori conoscenze tecniche)

Editing Video

MOVAVI (Sul sito ha anche software free per slideshow e foto editing)
AVS (Della stessa casa sono disponibili software audio, foto e office sempre free)
FILMORA (Anche per Mac)
VIRTUAL DUB
OpenShot Video Editor