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Meet Gonroudobou Marietta, Young Agricultural Researcher Lighting Up the Future of Agriculture
20/07/2022

Ms. Gonroudobou Marietta is a young agricultural researcher from Benin in Western Africa. She is a big dreamer who is working to share knowledge and create a bright future for agriculture in Africa..

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.

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

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

21/04/2022

Following the launch of the call for applications to the World Food Forum (WFF) Young Scientists Group (YSG), more than 110 young scientists applied from around the world. “I am impressed by these young scientists for their contribution to agrifood systems.

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.

16/09/2021

Young aspiring entrepreneurs and change-makers of all ages are invited to discover the secrets of a “Success Mindset” on 22 September 2021 in an interactive, online World Food Forum (WFF) Masterclass with speakers from Mashrou3i – a public/private initiat

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.

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.

23/09/2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic signaling a historic moment to build transformative resilience across our health, food and ecosystems, the momentum to strengthen a One Health approach is gaining greater political and stakeholder traction.

03/06/2022

In 2021, the Youth Action Assembly produced the Zero draft of the Youth Action Compendium, which synthesized the global youth policy priorities that were identified through an analysis and summary of youth statements and manifestos throughout the globe.

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

22/02/2022

The World Food Forum (WFF) gathers major youth groups, influencers, companies, academic institutions, non-profits, governments, media and the public to drive awareness, engagement and advocacy, as well as mobilize resources in support of agrifood systems

26/08/2021

The World Food Forum (WFF) Africa conducted an Africa Regional Youth Consultation Survey between 14 June and 11 July 2021. The survey had 192 responses from 32 countries and was geared toward providing a space for African youth and youth entities who engage in agriculture and food-related area.

30/06/2021

Transforming our food systems is of critical importance. Youth have the opportunity to be part of the solution and to drive the changes that are important and relevant to them.

01/04/2022

The Mediterranean Youth Dialogue Session proved to be an opportunity for young people of diverse backgrounds, and diverse areas of the Mediterranean, to converge and discuss the most prominent issues affecting youth involvement in forest restoration inititiaves.

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.

06/05/2022

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Forum (WFF) have launched the WFF’s first-ever cohort of the Young Scientists Group  and called for applications to the second edition of the WFF Transformative Research

Smart agriculture as social enterprise: An interview with farmer and agro-consultant Leutsoa Ezekiel Khobotlo
22/07/2022

Leutsoa Ezekiel Khobotlo is a young, determined Mosotho man in Lesotho, who started farming on a small plot of land to support his family and grew his activities into a social enterprise big enough to supply fresh and nutritious vegetables to the local supermarket and hospital.

Meet Lovell Bai Bangura, Founder of a Social Enterprise to End Food Insecurity
25/07/2022

Lovell Bai Bangura leads The Farm Investment Limited Sierra Leone, a social enterprise with its own factory that produces peanut-based products with peanuts sourced from local farmers..

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