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
The United Nations Civil Society Unit, the United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Kitchen Connection, hosted a briefing that focused on the emerging themes of the UN Food Systems Summit.
World Food Forum and Wageningen University & Research announce exciting collaboration plans aimed at empowering young innovators
During this year's WFF Transformative Research Challenge finals, the World Food Forum (WFF) and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) announced future collaboration plans.
Food and agrifood systems play a fundamental role in the health of our planet and the health of the global population. We must sustainably transform our agrifood systems to increase access to healthy diets, while addressing climate change.
Africa francophone workshop on the importance of young farmers in the transformation of agrifood systems
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
“The future of food belongs to the young people of today,” said QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), at a side event of the 2021 UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), highlighting the importance of active youth engagement for a more sustainable food future for all.
World Pulses Day: WFF Champion Mariah Gladstone on the importance of Indigenous knowledge for the future of pulses
Mariah Gladstone is the founder of Indigikitchen, an online cooking show that tries to breathe new life into Indigenous People’s food traditions. With her approach to sustainable diets, making use of pulses and other ancestral foods, Mariah became a WFF Champion.
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.
The World Food Forum (WFF) is thrilled to announce the launch of its first local chapter in the Netherlands! Established by Dutch WFF Youth Champion Lisanne van Oosterhoud and i4Nature, this decentralized chapter is piloting the localization of the WFF to
The new World Food Forum (WFF) social media handles are now live!
Do you want to learn more about the challenges facing our agri-food systems, global hunger and how youth can get involved to find solutions? Stay informed on all WFF initiatives and join us.
World Food Forum partners with Thought For Food to help youth build innovation skills to secure a better food future
The World Food Forum (WFF) is announcing a strategic - and synergistic - partnership with Thought For Food (TFF) to engage and empower young people around the world in the movement toward a better food future.
Hear from the voices behind the first-of-its-kind movement conceived by and for global youth on the road towards a more sustainable and inclusive food future for all.
Stories from local heroes fighting climate change, protecting biodiversity, and improving nutrition!
The Food and Nutrition Division of FAO looks for stories of young local actors dedicating their skills and time to fight climate change, protect biodiversity and improve nutrition in their communities.
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
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.
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.
What will our planet look like in 2030? And what about 2050? How can we nourish the nearly 700 million people who are hungry now, and the additional 2 billion people the world will hold in the next 30 years?
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.
The WFF Youth Mechanism is an independent group of young people that serves as the governing and decision-making body of the Youth Action Track. It leads all WFF Youth Action initiatives, which center around programmes for supporting capacity building, actionable solutions, and education on food and agriculture policy topics.
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