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World Food Prize Global Challenge Project

Task: Research issues you care about and propose ideas to solve these grand challenges. 

During this project you will demonstrate how you...

  • care passionately about the world and want to make it a more just and equitable place for all
  • believe everyone should have access to nutritious food, clean water, education, and a fair income
  • are a problem solver who wants to be part of the solution

Use this graphic organizer to work through each step.

Step Task

Due Date*

Step 1 Choose a developing country Wed 3/11
Step 2 Research a typical family Thurs 3/12
Step 3 Select a topic Fri 3/13
Step 4

Analyze its impact on food security

Mon 3/16
Step 5 Explore and propose solutions Tues 3/17
Step 6 Outline your paper Fri 3/20
Step 7 Write your paper Tues 3/24

*Due by the end of class on dates listed.

Maryland Youth Institute


The Maryland Youth Institute is a life-changing experience at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore where high school students engage with local leaders and experts on critical global challenges, participate in hands-on activities, and explore exciting ways to make a difference in Maryland and around the world.

To learn more, visit the World Food Prize: Maryland Youth Institute and view this flyer.

Interested in submitting your essay for the 2020 Maryland Youth Institute at the University of Maryland - Eastern Shore? Final submissions/registrations are due by April 1st. 

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