Ryan Nadeau, Director of Special Projects, Galvanize, Inc., announced a USD 300,000 annual award to youth innovators of data applications for farming communities. The project focuses on small farmers and seeks to address the problems they are facing due to various factors such as climate change. It believes that access of data and information regarding change in the environment is crucial in helping the farmers to make effective farming decisions. This is a worldwide competition with preference given to local innovators across the Himalayas.