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The World Food Forum Joins I4Nature to Foster a More Sustainable Dairy Sector at Youth World Milk Day Event
The World Food Forum Joins I4Nature to Foster a More Sustainable Dairy Sector at Youth World Milk Day Event
05/07/2022

The World Food Forum (WFF) partnered with I4NATURE to promote Youth World Milk Day with an online event that brought together young dairy farmers, dairy experts, students and activists to discuss paths forward to create a sustainable future for the dairy industry.

2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration Spotlights Chefs and Startups Who Are Tackling Food Waste
2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration Spotlights Chefs and Startups Who Are Tackling Food Waste
05/07/2022

The World Food Forum (WFF) teamed up with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) to present the 2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration. Over two events, the WFF and XTC hosted passionate chefs and innovative startups (including Chef Radhika Khandelwal, Cristina Domecq, Poonam Bir Kasturi, Travin Singh, Chef Steven Goff, Priyanka (Pri) Srinivas and Maite Guardiola) for a cooking class.

WFF Contributes to Youth Assembly and Policy Paper at Stockholm+50
10/06/2022

From 2 - 3 June 2022, the WFF joined forces with youth across sectors and around the world in the self-organized Youth Task Force, which convened at the Stockholm+50 Youth Assembly two days before the official conference hosted by UN Environment. The Yout

Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2022
10/06/2022

The World Food Forum Culture Track together with Extreme Tech Challenge present the 2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration! Over two events, we will bring together chefs and innovative startups with sustainability at heart for a cooking class and fascinating conversation on how they’re both fighting to decrease food waste in their industries.

World Food Forum and Extreme Tech Challenge launch 2022 ‘Startup Innovation Awards’ at Stockholm+50 Side Event
08/06/2022

The World Food Forum (WFF) and Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) have launched the second annual WFF Startup Innovation Awards, powered by XTC. The launch was preceded by a Stockholm+50 associated event on 2 June, entitled “Agrifood Tech Innovations for a Healthy Planet: Creating opportunities and empowering the next generation of agripreneurs".

Agrifood Tech Innovations for a Healthy Planet: WFF and XTC Host Event at Stockholm+50
06/06/2022

On 2 June, the World Food Forum (WFF) collaborated with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) to host an associated event at Stockholm+50 on “Agrifood Tech Innovations for a Healthy Planet: Creating opportunities and empowering the next generation of agripreneurs.

WFF Participates in Snack the System Event to Empower Youth for Agrifood Systems Change
25/05/2022

On 22 May, the World Food Forum (WFF) team participated in Snack the System, an event organized by Bites of Transfoodmation and hosted by Casali del Pino, an organic farm and touristic destination located a few kilometers outside of Rome. The event brough

Stockholm +50 Associated Event
24/05/2022

Agrifood Tech Innovations for a Healthy Planet: Creating opportunities and empowering the next generation of agripreneurs   Hosted by In 2021, the Youth Committee of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) la

WFF attends Snack the System Event in Milan
11/05/2022

On 7 May, the World Food Forum (WFF) attended its first ever in-person event hosted by Snack the System at the House of Switzerland in Milan, a pop-up event platform connecting Italy to Switzerland. From interactive exhibitions, engaging discussions and

The World Food Forum highlights the essential role of young scientists at the STI Forum
05/05/2022

On 4 May, the World Food Forum (WFF) hosted an event during the Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum), to highlight the essential role of young scientists in identifying and scaling up innovative solutions

UN System Staff College Hosts Innovation Toolkit Webinar to Foster Innovation
04/05/2022

On 28 April, the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) in collaboration with the World Food Forum (WFF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Accenture Interactive hosted a webinar to upg

Transformative Research Challenge Young Scientific Roundtable
28/04/2022

On 27 April, the annual Young Scientific Roundtable was organized by the WFF’s Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) team, in partnership with FAO, CGIAR and the Agrifood 5 Alliance to stress the importance of young researchers in transforming our agrif

STI Forum 2022 Side Event: “Youth-led solutions for a better food future”
26/04/2022

At the next Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum) the World Food Forum (WFF) will host an event to highlight the essential role of young scientists in identifying and scaling up innovative solutions to achi

The World Food Forum launched its 2022 cycle at the ECOSOC Youth Forum
22/04/2022

The World Food Forum (WFF) launched its 2022 cycle on 21 April, with a side event at the ECOSOC Youth Forum during World Creativity and Innovation Day, keeping youth on the international agenda. The event kickstarted a dialogue on the complex, context-dep

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2022 Side Event: “Healthy Diets. Healthy Planet.” – youth-led action for a better food future
12/04/2022

The World Food Forum (WFF) will launch its 2022 cycle with a side event at the ECOSOC Youth Forum during World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April, keeping youth on the international agenda.

Join the 2022 Planet Forward Summit
05/04/2022

The 2022 Planet Forward Summit will bring together scientists, students, and storytellers. They'll provide unique insight on the innovations we need and the narratives we can use to prompt action. Register now to reserve your place at the 2022 Planet For

Africa francophone workshop on the importance of young farmers in the transformation of agrifood systems
09/03/2022

This Francophone workshop was organized by the Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie (MRIF) and the Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIQ) of the Government of Quebec. The event addressed common issues for the next ge

Nafn Amdar: “Mentoring women in science can change the world”
11/02/2022

February 11th marks the 7th International Day for Women and Girls in Science, which aims to recognize women and girls in science not only as beneficiaries, but also as agents of change. The theme for 2022 — ‘Equity, diversity, and inclusion: Water unites us’ — recognizes female scientists’ contributions towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on clean water and sanitation.

World Pulses Day leverages the power of youth to transform agrifood systems
10/02/2022

The cultivation of pulses, combined with the power of young people, can help achieve a transformation in our agrifood systems, said QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), at a virtual event held to mark World Pulses Day.

Pre-COP 26: Harnessing the power of Youth for enhanced climate action in the lead-up to COP 26
20/09/2021

The Pre-Cop event "Harnessing the power of youth for enhanced climate action in the lead up to COP 26" is a joint collaboration between the World Food Forum and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Creative Cooking Battle: take part in the Zero Waste Cooking Challenge
24/08/2021

Join Cookpad’s virtual Creative Cooking Battle Movement by participating to the call for videos on zero food waste. Upload your video on your own social media and share a link with us! Introduce preserved/canned foods and local produce, and show us footag

Welcome to the G20 Green Garden
Welcome to the G20 Green Garden
06/08/2021

Welcome to the G20 Green Garden Situated in Rome’s famous Appia Antica Park, the G20 Green Garden invites you to reflect on the future of our planet. This open-air museum celebrates biodiversity, nature and Rome’s ancient heritage while calling for global solidarity to create a sustainable future for all.

Call for videos on school food
05/08/2021

Call for videos on school food Join FAO’s Junior World Food Day (WFD) campaign by participating to the call for videos on school food from children and school staff. Send us your video in which you explain what food you eat in school, what you enjoy the

Youth pledge at the Food Systems pre-Summit
29/07/2021

Around 10,000 young people from all over the world have been engaging in the lead-up to the United Nations Food Systems Summit, and as the milestone of the Pre-Summit draws to a close, youth make their commitments for food systems transformation loud andclear.

Upcoming Global Indigenous Youth Forum 16th-18th of June
06/06/2021

The Global Forum on Indigenous Youth, taking place on 16th-18th of June, gathers Indigenous youth from across the globe to share their stories and perspectives, and to discuss Indigenous youth’s game changing solutions for the UN Food Systems Summit 2021.

ECOSOC Side Event
07/04/2021

On 6 April, the World Food Forum launched its Youth Action Track through a virtual side event at the United Nations Economic and Social Council Youth Forum to discuss the complex, context-dependent and intertwined issues related to our agri-food systems.

 

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