World Food Forum: FAO Director-General encourages young change-makers to adopt healthy diets for a healthy planet at YUNGA School Assembly

 The youth of today are the change-makers to end hunger, create a better food future for everyone, and build a more environmentally friendly world QU Dongyu, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), told attendees of the World Food Forum’s Youth and United Nation Global Alliance (YUNGA) School Assembly event.


The World Food Forum (WFF), in partnership with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), announced the 2022 finalists WFF Startup Innovation Awards.

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.

Meet the Winners of the Second Annual World Food Forum Film Festival

Our team of independent and diverse judges had the difficult job to narrow it all down to just 6 finalists who showed an impressive awareness to agrifood systems and the 2022 theme of the World Food Forum, “Healthy Diets Healthy Planet”.


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.


Now is the time to submit your short film! We are looking for inspiring stories, both fiction and non-fiction, that will trigger a positive impact in the areas of food security, nutrition, gastronomy and more to facilitate agrifood systems transformation. This year’s special award is centered around the 2022 theme: Healthy Diets. Healthy Planet.

Winners Announced for 2022 Transformative Research Challenge “Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Special Prize”

The World Food Forum (WFF) and the Animal Health team of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced the 2022 winners for the Transformative Research Challenge (TRC)’s PPR Special Prize.

WFF Startup Innovation Awards Winners Announced

 In the finals of the World Food Forum Startup Innovation Awards, 4 winners were chosen from 8 finalists who pitched their research ideas to a global audience and a panel of judges on the mainstage of the World Food Forum flagship event.

World Food Forum opens to galvanize youth engagement, science and innovation and investment in transforming agrifood systems

Aimed at galvanizing change to how our food is produced, delivered and consumed and mitigating a growing global food crisis, a youth-driven World Food Forum opened today.

World Food Forum: Youth leaders ask policy makers to step up efforts to bring about real change

Young people laid out their priorities to ensure greater access to safe and nutritious food, and asked decision makers to work with them to implement effective policies as the main events of the Global Youth Forum wrapped up on Wednesday.


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.

Transformative Research Challenge Winners Announced

The second day of the five-day WFF Flagship event was devoted to innovation, and began with young researchers pitching their projects at the Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) Finals.

World Food Forum: Young people’s role in transforming agrifood systems at the heart of global youth event

The World Food Forum’s (WFF) Global Youth event kicked off on Tuesday as young people from various corners of the globe gathered to brainstorm ways in which to transform agrifood systems.

World Food Forum wraps up five days of melding diverse perspectives to transform agrifood systems

A youth-driven World Food Forum today wrapped up five days of intensive dialogue, networking and investment pitching aimed at addressing the world’s growing food crisis.

WFF and ITA Airways join hands to fly youth to the flagship event from 17-21 October

The World Food Forum (WFF) is pleased to announce that it will be collaborating with ITA Airways to provide discounted airfares to WFF participants to attend the 2022 flagship event in-person, to be held from 17 to 21 October in Rome, Italy.

World Food Forum 2022: Innovation Lab Highlights

During the WFF annual flagship event, the Innovation Lab hosted its Transformative Research Challenge Finals, the Startup Innovation Awards finals, a Private Sector Innovation Afternoon and a Masterclass on Sustainable Packaging, and launched an Innovation Alliance with Wageningen University & Research.

Finalists Announced for 2022 World Food Forum Transformative Research Challenge

The World Food Forum (WFF) announced the 2022 finalists for the WFF Transformative Research Challenge (TRC).


Statements from National Youth Delegations at the 2022 WFF flagship event.


The World Food Forum (WFF) is pleased to invite partner youth delegations to pre-register for its second annual flagship event from 17 to 21 October in Rome, Italy.