The World Food Forum launches its 2023 cycle with a side event at the FAO Council
On 27 April, the World Food Forum (WFF) officially launched its 2023 cycle through a side event at the 172nd session of the FAO Council, in support of the ECOSOC Youth Forum.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Collaborates with the World Food Forum to Ensure a Better Food Future
The World Food Forum and the Tokyo Metropolitan government are pleased to announce their collaboration for the 2022 masterclass documentary.
“Sora no Sato” initiative
This video introduces the initiative created by “Sora no Sato”, which aim to pass on food, agriculture, and lifestyle culture in the Nishi-Awa area of Tokushima, a region with a declining birthrate and aging population.
WFF Side Event at the CFS: Youth-Led Solutions from the Leaders of Today - Solutions and Partnerships for Accelerated Action
This hybrid side event was held under the premise of the CFS Guidelines on Promoting Youth Engagement in Agrifood Systems, showcasing five youth-led solutions on the ground.
The World Food Forum Joins I4Nature to Foster a More Sustainable Dairy Sector at Youth World Milk Day Event
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.
WFF attends Snack the System Event in Milan
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
The World Food Forum highlights the essential role of young scientists at the STI Forum
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
UN System Staff College Hosts Innovation Toolkit Webinar to Foster Innovation
On 28 April, the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) in collaboration with the World Food Forum (WFF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Accenture Interactive hosted a webinar to upg
Transformative Research Challenge Young Scientific Roundtable
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
The World Food Forum launched its 2022 cycle at the ECOSOC Youth Forum
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
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
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.
WFF Masterclass: Foodtech Venture Day – Japan
The World Food Forum (WFF), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Japanese business and innovation investment consulting firm SIGMAXYZ, hosted a special edition Foodtech Venture Day Masterclass on the topic of “Recreating and Upgrading Food Systems through Collective Passion and Wisdom.”
Launching a new visual language for food! Join a global initiative to create a shared visual language to describe our food systems
The global pandemic has highlighted the need for worldwide coordination on food security, equity, and transparency, and has also demonstrated that our current food systems do not effectively communicate with one another.
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.