Goal of the Month Editorial | October 2022 – United Nations Sustainable Development


Under the 2022 theme “Healthy Diets. Healthy Planet.”, the World Food Forum (WFF) will take place from 17 to 21 October at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy. 

The WFF will comprise the Global Youth Forum, the Science and Innovation Forum and the Hand-in-Hand Investment Forum. These three interlinked fora will advance bold and actionable solutions to catalyze the transformation of our agrifood systems, highlighting the importance of the next generation and its ingenuity in science, technology and innovation in dialogue with current thought leaders and scientific experts. 

Global Youth Forum |17-21 October 

Brings young people together in a safe and inclusive space to discuss, advocate and co-identify priorities and solutions on the way forward to catalyze the transformation of agrifood systems. The WFF Global Food Forum will take place on 17- 21 October under the theme “Healthy Diets. Healthy Planet.” The aim is to raise awareness among young people and spark action on the connection between climate change and access to safe and nutritious food and healthy diets. 

Science and Innovation Forum | 17-21 October 

The Science and Innovation Forum will highlight the crucial role of science, technology and innovation in transforming our agrifood systems and explore scientific advances and the opportunities and risks associated with them.  

Hand-in-Hand Investment Forum | 17-21 October 

The Hand-in-Hand Investment Forumwill provide a platform for national authorities, global and national public and private entities, along with multilateral development banks and donors, to discuss opportunities to finance the Hand-in-Hand Initiative.  

Read the programme and register by 3 October.   

Go to Publisher: United Nations Sustainable Development
Author: Yinuo Chen