The World Food Forum 2024: Good food for all, for today and tomorrow.
Innovation Lab

Innovation for a Better Food Future

The WFF Innovation Lab consists of hands-on competitions for students and young professionals – including research challenges, startup challenges, incubation and acceleration initiatives, bootcamps and networking events – as well as Masterclasses with inspirational and educational content from renowned experts and emerging young leaders on how to nurture innovation for a better food future.

The WFF focuses on transforming agrifood systems to address the climate crisis and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with the slogan “ Good food for all, today and tomorrow”. The WFF bring innovators together to raise awareness on the importance of these two issues, with the aim of identifying out-of-the-box, actionable solutions to minimize and mitigate the impact of climate change in our lifetime, while simultaneously increasing global access to sustainable and healthy food.

Get involved

The World Food Forum needs youth volunteers, partners and sponsors to participate, help bring the event to life, and spread the word about the WFF and the key issues facing our global food systems.

If you are a young and ambitious innovator who wants to join the movement and create a better food future with us, sign up for our mailing list and follow us on social media to keep up to date on our latest news.

To become a volunteer, partner or sponsor, email us at [email protected].


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