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.
TRC Official Launch Event
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.
Welcome to the G20 Green Garden
Welcome to the G20 Green Garden Situated in Rome’s famous Appia Antica Park, the G20 Green Garden invites you to reflect on the future of our planet. This open-air museum celebrates biodiversity, nature and Rome’s ancient heritage while calling for global solidarity to create a sustainable future for all.
Engaging youth to secure the sustainable future of food
“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.
FAO’s PPR Secretariat and the WFF Innovation Labs launch first Transformative Research Challenge PPR Special Prize
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.
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.
The education track of the WFF in collaboration with YUNGA announce the return of School Assemblies at FAO
The World Food Forum and the Youth United Nations Global Alliance are holding an in-person school assembly during the World Food Forum’s Flagship Event on 19 October 2022.
Call for videos on school food
Call for videos on school food Join FAO’s Junior World Food Day (WFD) campaign by participating to the call for videos on school food from children and school staff. Send us your video in which you explain what food you eat in school, what you enjoy the
World Pulses Day leverages the power of youth to transform agrifood systems
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.
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.
Upcoming Global Indigenous Youth Forum 16th-18th of June
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.
FAO and the World Food Forum Launch Young Scientists Group
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
FAO and UNICEF host a masterclass on revolutionizing food education
On 4th October, more than 250 people from across the world virtually joined the FAO and UNICEF-led masterclass “Revolutionizing food education in youth for more sustainable food pathways”.
Led by Global Youth, World Food Forum plans several events to create a better food future
The WFF, which was conceived by the Youth Committee of FAO, is an independent global network of partners created by and for youth, and consisting of major youth groups, influencers, international organizations, companies, academic institutions, non-profits, governments, media and the public.
Summary of the FAO One Health Youth Dialogue for the World Food Forum 2021
This document summarises and synthesizes the online event The One Health Future we want: One Heath Youth Dialogue, held as part of the World Food Forum on 5 October 2021.