WFF at the STI Forum 2023 - Youth Innovation: Bolstering Climate Action Through Agri-Food Systems Transformation in the Context of COVID-19 Recovery

World Food Forum joined the 8th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs to advocate for support of youth innovation for agrifood systems transformation.

Bolstering climate action through agrifood systems transformation in the context of COVID-19 recovery

The objective of the WFF side event at the STI Forum is to highlight the importance of engaging global youth in science, technology and innovation.

Sponsor us to empower young innovators for a better food future

We invite sponsors to join WFF in empowering young innovators and entrepreneurs for a better food future.

World Food Forum Announces 2023 Theme: Food Action accelerates Climate Action.

World Food Forum Announces 2023 Theme: Food Action accelerates Climate Action.

Applications for the second cohort of the WFF Young Scientists Group are now open until 1 March

The World Food Forum (WFF) is happy to announce the open call for applications for the second cohort that will run for a two-year period from 2023 to 2025.

Launch of the Youth Food Lab

The Youth Food Lab is a collaboration between the WFF, WUR, I4Nature and the International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS).

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.

FAO/GTP Hackathon Challenge 2022: Imagining Apps for Sustainable Agriculture

FAO/GTP Hackathon Challenge 2022: Imagining Apps for Sustainable Agriculture

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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).

Finalists Announced for 2022 World Food Forum Startup Innovation Awards, powered by Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC)

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

Semifinalists Selected for WFF Startup Innovation Awards

The first-round review of the World Food Forum (WFF) Startup Innovation Awards, powered by our partner Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), has been completed and the semifinalistas have been selected. The Evaluation Committee reviewed over 140 applications from more than 60 countries around the world.

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.


The World Food Forum (WFF) together with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) will present the 2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration on 18 June 2022! Over two live Zoom events, they will bring together chefs and innovative startups with sustainability at he


From 2 - 3 June 2022, the WFF joined forces with youth across sectors and around the world in the self-organized Youth Task Force, which convened at the Stockholm+50 Youth Assembly two days before the official conference hosted by UN Environment. The Yout

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