World Food Forum - Partnerships



World Food Forum - Partnerships

Call for Flagship Event Sponsors

Each year, the WFF culminates its activities and actions in a jam-packed flagship summit and festival full of statements from global leaders, debates, innovations, scientific research and cultural celebrations. In 2021, the WFF flagship event hosted over 100 events and sessions and attracted an audience of over 22 000 youth spread across multiple countries and continents.

We are actively seeking sponsors for the 2022 flagship event and beyond. As a sponsoring partner, you will receive visibility and institutional benefits drawn from a range of strategic, branding and exhibition opportunities. You will also be supporting the next generation of leaders, United Nations agencies and distinguished partners from around the world to create a better food future for everyone, everywhere.

Explore this value-based sponsorship opportunity and help us co-create this premier global youth summit by emailing [email protected]

Partner with us

Strategic partnerships that support the empowerment of youth are the very heart of all the World Food Forum (WFF) does.

Considering the growing challenges facing our agrifood systems, we believe that only through strategic and collaborative partnerships can we drive a shared vision of an empowered global youth actively contributing towards a better food future for everyone, everywhere.

Join us in this exciting journey as we empower a global movement of young leaders actively shaping our agrifood systems. Through our partnerships, we can ensure that youth are not only the future of our agrifood systems, but also the present.

Ready to partner with us? Complete the partnership application form.

Want to learn more? Download our partnership guide.


The World Food Forum Joins I4Nature to Foster a More Sustainable Dairy Sector at Youth World Milk Day Event
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.

2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration Spotlights Chefs and Startups Who Are Tackling Food Waste
2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration Spotlights Chefs and Startups Who Are Tackling Food Waste

The World Food Forum (WFF) teamed up with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) to present the 2022 Sustainable Gastronomy Day Celebration. Over two events, the WFF and XTC hosted passionate chefs and innovative startups (including Chef Radhika Khandelwal, Cristina Domecq, Poonam Bir Kasturi, Travin Singh, Chef Steven Goff, Priyanka (Pri) Srinivas and Maite Guardiola) for a cooking class.

World Food Forum and Extreme Tech Challenge Celebrate Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2022

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

WFF Contributes to Youth Assembly and Policy Paper at Stockholm+50

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

World Food Forum and Extreme Tech Challenge launch 2022 ‘Startup Innovation Awards’ at Stockholm+50 Side Event

The World Food Forum (WFF) and Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) have launched the second annual WFF Startup Innovation Awards, powered by XTC. The launch was preceded by a Stockholm+50 associated event on 2 June, entitled “Agrifood Tech Innovations for a Healthy Planet: Creating opportunities and empowering the next generation of agripreneurs".

Agrifood Tech Innovations for a Healthy Planet: WFF and XTC Host Event at Stockholm+50

On 2 June, the World Food Forum (WFF) collaborated with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) to host an associated event at Stockholm+50 on “Agrifood Tech Innovations for a Healthy Planet: Creating opportunities and empowering the next generation of agripreneurs.

WFF Participates in Snack the System Event to Empower Youth for Agrifood Systems Change

On 22 May, the World Food Forum (WFF) team participated in Snack the System, an event organized by Bites of Transfoodmation and hosted by Casali del Pino, an organic farm and touristic destination located a few kilometers outside of Rome. The event brough

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

2021 Foodicons of the year

An oft-cited challenge facing global agri-food systems is the lack of a common language. To address this, Foodicons and the World Food Forum (WFF) have announced the first-ever selection of key terms that describe global food systems with their announcement of “2021’s Foodicon of the Year”.

Foodicons @ 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress

Foodicons @ 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress.

WFF Masterclass: Promoting decent jobs for youth in food systems (ILO)

This interactive masterclass explores the challenges and opportunities for young people to access decent jobs in food systems, particularly in the rural economy and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about innovative youth-led solutions designed to promote more and better jobs for youth in rural areas.

WFF Masterclass - Challenging the myths of meat: sustainability and innovation in grazing systems

When you think “meat”, what comes to mind? If the answer is climate change, deforestation or cruelty we wouldn’t be surprised! However, did you know there is another side of meat production that focuses on biodiversity, welfare and minimal climate impact?

World Food Forum: Towards a better, youth-led food future

Hear from the voices behind the first-of-its-kind movement conceived by and for global youth on the road towards a more sustainable and inclusive food future for all.

World Food Forum art exhibition “Better Food Future” opens eyes to new perspectives on food systems

The first thing you see when stepping into the virtual World Food Forum (WFF) exhibition is a work titled “Self Preservation”, a digital print by the young Russian artist Natalya Perova

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”.

“Change the Game”: New online game platform will teach youths balancing act of feeding people and saving planet

In the quest to transform global agri-food systems, reducing food loss and waste seems like a straightforward way to fight hunger, increase access to healthy diets, and protect the environment. But the reality is more complicated.

Masterclasses for a Better Food Future: Experiences from Japan about food systems in a circular economy

In close collaboration with the Academy of Gastronomy Japan, the Government of Japan and the FOOD LOSS BANK (Sakiko Yamada, CEO), the WFF is delighted to present the “Masterclasses for a Better Food Future series”, which features six episodes on the circular economy of food in Japan.

Washoku School Lunch Programme: passing on traditional food culture and values to children who lead the future of our food

Washoku, or traditional Japanese food, is derived from the respect for nature that Japan has inherited from ancient customs. Our mission is to teach traditional Japanese food culture to the children who will inherit it and lead the future of our food.

Manifesto for systemic change by bites of Transfoodmation

Have you ever heard of Bites of Transfoodmation (BoT)? Bites of Transfoodmation is an initiative that brings together young motivated individuals who want to change food systems. For the past year, the community has met – and grown! – to discuss what fut

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
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.

World Food Forum launches ‘Startup Innovation Awards’ in partnership with the Extreme Tech Challenge

The World Food Forum powered by Global Youth, today announced a partnership with the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) to launch an international competition - the World Food Forum Startup Innovation Awards - to support and showcase innovating entrepreneurs.

World Food Forum partners with Thought For Food to help youth build innovation skills to secure a better food future

The World Food Forum (WFF) is announcing a strategic - and synergistic - partnership with Thought For Food (TFF) to engage and empower young people around the world in the movement toward a better food future.

WFF Masterclass: Integral Ecology

Young economists, entrepreneurs and change-makers are invited to explore models for infusing economics with ethical values on 15 July 2021 in a 90-minute World Food Forum (WFF) Masterclass on “Integral Ecology,” hosted by the Economy of Francesco (EoF).


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