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Organic and sustainable vegetables for nourishment of the community at any place and any time of the year with minimal usage of water.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Lovely Professional University

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Researcher Institution

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

  • Under 1 year

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


Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?


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

Darjeeling, a hilly district in West Bengal with an area of approximately 2,092 km². My vision can be scaled for any place.

What country is your selected Place located in?


Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

I selected this place because it is my home town. I am from a small village , Kolbong in the remotest part of Darjeeling, India. I have lived in the hills of Darjeeling for most part of my life. My village has the memories of my grandparents growing vegetables and I getting to eat those fresh harvest. The childhood memories of good food and tasty food and now everything is either costly or unavailable.

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.


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

Working on it

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

Working on it

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Instagram


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Hi Nishan chettri 

We’ve developed this Pocket Guide to support you through the final days of wrapping up your submission.

This will give you the most important bullet points to keep in mind to successfully submit your Vision.

Go ahead, review the check-list and final words of advice before the deadline.

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