Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has announced the commencement of its social impact campaign to encourage and foster innovation within the food systems in the country.
The campaign, which is tagged “FMN Prize for Innovation,” is designed to inspire and revitalize food production in the country and ultimately contribute to attaining the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Starting from the 8th of December 2021, operators within the food systems, including all activities in the value chain that covers feeding and nourishing people, from growing, harvesting, packaging, processing, transporting, and marketing, can send in their applications for the prize with the prospects of winning the start Prize of N3 million.
The Director of Group Strategy & Stakeholder Relations, Sadiq Usman, said: “The prize for innovation is another way of demonstrating FMN’s commitment to enriching lives and empowering commitment by investing in not just the development of the food value chain but in capacity development and access to resources. “
The First Category will be open to entries from Micro, Small and medium scale enterprises in Nigeria and will be expected to address food loss and wastage in the food production process