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Lagos Food Bank Food Rescue Program

A food rescue program that reduces food loss and waste by redirecting food that would have gone to waste to the vulnerable population.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Lagos Food Bank Initiative

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small NGO (under 50 employees)

Website of Legally Registered Entity

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • 3-10 years

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Lagos State

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Federal Republic of Nigeria

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Agege is a city in Lagos, Nigeria, covers a total area 18km^2.

What country is your selected Place located in?

Federal Republic of Nigeria

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

I am a Nigerian by birth, I was born and raised in Agege community (most populated community in the state) Lagos State.

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

In view

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?


Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

In view

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

In View

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

In View

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

In View

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Website

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Join the conversation:

Photo of Kehinde Fashua

Welcome Michael Sunbola  to the Prize community and thank you for your submission. I can sew you are still working on your Vision.

You can always update your Vision at any time before 31 January 2020 by clicking on the "Edit Contribution" on top. You can always read the tool kit (Pages 9, 13,14) to study how your Vision will be evaluated:
I look forward to seeing your Vision evolve through the coming weeks.