Aug. 10, 2020

US-based Rockefeller Foundation has selected Anand Mahindra-backed Naandi Foundation, the Hyderabad based non-profit as one of the top 10 Visionaries in the world for the Food Vision 2050 Prize.


  • The award, which was announced in New York, carries a cash prize of $200,000.

  • The Rockefeller Foundation award recognised the application of the Arakunomics model in the regions of Araku, Wardha and New Delhi by Naandi Foundation.

  • This model leads to the Food Vision 2050 that follows an ‘ABCDEFGH’ framework -- Agriculture, Biology, Compost, Decentralised decision-making, Entrepreneurs, Families, Global Markets, and ‘Headstands’, or turning current approaches on their head.