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04/06/2021

Use this extra time to refine your submission for the World Food Forum Transformative Research Challenge. Do not miss this opportunity to transform our agri-food systems through science.   Apply now Submission deadline: Sunday 27 June 2021 23:59 (CEST)

06/05/2021

The WFF’s Innovation Labs launched its first challenge: the Transformative Research Challenge (TRC).Addressed to young – or young at heart – researchers and aspiring researchers, this international open call aims to leverageat levering research and innovation.

World Food Forum and Wageningen University & Research announce exciting collaboration plans aimed at empowering young innovators
03/11/2022

During this year's WFF Transformative Research Challenge finals, the World Food Forum (WFF) and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) announced future collaboration plans.

20/07/2021

Sixteen specialists from FAO and the WFF’s partners have accepted the challenge to become expert reviewers for our Transformative Research Challenge (TRC). These talented professionals are at the top of their fields, working in food governance, nutrition.

15/05/2021

On Friday May 14th 2021, an official info session about the Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) was held via zoom. If you missed the event, make sure to catch it now.

16/09/2021

The World Food Forum announces the 2021 finalists for the Transformative Research Challenge. For researchers and aspiring researchers who are committed to transforming agri-food systems, the Challenge was launched in May 2021 by the WFF.

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

01/08/2022

FAO’s Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Secretariat and the World Food Forum (WFF) Innovation Labs are joining hands for the first Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) PPR Special Prize.

18/10/2022

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.

22/04/2022

Join us on Wednesday, 27 April from 4:00PM to 5:00PM CET for an engaging roundtable organized by the World Food Forum’s (WFF) Transformative Research Challenge (TRC).

Transformative Research Challenge Winners Announced
18/10/2022

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.

06/06/2022

The 2022 Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) aims to inspire research and innovation in sustainable development to end hunger and transform our agrifood systems. In order to gather as many applications from around the world, the deadline has been exte

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

Finalists Announced for 2022 World Food Forum Transformative Research Challenge
28/09/2022

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

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

08/11/2022

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.

08/10/2021

Tuesday October 8, 2021 - The second day of the 5-day WFF flagship event was entirely devoted to innovation, and began with young researchers pitching their projects at the Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) finals.

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

11/10/2021

Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship for food systems transformation took centre-stage at the World Food Forum, with awards presented to young researchers and entrepreneurs.  Masterclasses hosted by United Nations organizations, the OECD, the Clinton Foundation, the Slow Food Coffee Coalition, Kimbal Musk, Bill Tai, and others also took place.