A global project dedicated to Food Safety & Traceability, Food Security and Sustainability.

A global project dedicated to Food Safety & Traceability, Food Security and Sustainability.

WFF at Cibus 2024

A much awaited date in the rich programme of Cibus 2024, the International Food Exhibition, the World Food Forum 2024 event included a high level conference entitled “The challenges of food systems’ sustainability for businesses and supply chains – A global approach, from soil to human health“.

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  • 8 May, 2024

    WFF at Cibus 2024

    A much awaited date in the rich programme of Cibus 2024, the International Food Exhibition, the World Food Forum 2024 event included two main appointments.  The first one was a high level conference entitled "The challenges of food systems' sustainability for businesses and supply chains - A global approach, from soil to human health". During the conference a varied panel of notable speakers discussed the key topics of sustainable growth in food and agriculture. The second event saw the representatives of key companies illustrate their participation in key PNRR projects to business stakeholders. The events were organised in partnership with Agritech National Centre for Technology in Agriculture, the Onfoods Foundation, Metrofood and the Agrifood National Cluster (CLAN) and took place during Cibus International Food Exhibition, Parma, Italy. The full programme is available here.
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  • MAY, 2022

    2022 – WFF AT THINK20

    The experts of the World Food Forum participated in Think20 (T20), the official engagement group of the Italian Presidency G20, bringing together leading think tanks and research centers worldwide. The Think20 (T20) is the official engagement group of the G20, bringing together leading think tanks and research centers worldwide. It serves as the ‘ideas bank’ of the G20 and aims to provide research-based policy recommendations to the G20 leaders. The T20 Italy strives to be inclusive, digital and policy-oriented in order to better engage the research community, policy-makers and the public at large in the context of the year-long Italian presidency of the G20. ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies) is the National Coordinator and Chair of the T20 Italy, with IAI (Istituto Affari Internazionali) as the T20 Co-Chair and Bocconi University as the T20 Summit Co-Chair.
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  • JUNE, 2021

    2021 – G20 Event in Matera

    On occasion of the Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting, the ad-hoc Development Session and the Foreign and Development Joint Ministerial Session held in Matera under the G20 framework, the World Food Forum together with Future Food Institute organised the workshop “Reshaping Agri-food Systems to build back better” on June 29, 2021. The workshop was organized within the framework of the T20 Spring Roundtables and Food For Earth, a long term partnership between the Future Food Institute and FAO. The event will be hosted by the University of Basilicata under the patronage of the City and Province of Matera. The aim of the workshop was to discuss the current challenges and present the preliminary results of a Think20 Policy Brief dedicated to the role of G20 in promoting more sustainable agri-food systems to build back better.

Research & innovation

The World Food Research and Innovation Forum project aims to promote a permanent global platform of policy makers and representatives from the research and innovation, business and finance communities who share experiences and promote research and innovation and policies in nutrition, food security, sustainability and life sciences.

Promoters & Partners

  • Regione Emilia Romagna
  • Università di Bologna
  • Università degli Studi di Ferrara
  • Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
  • Università di Parma
  • Università Cattolica di Piacenza
  • Cluster Agrifood Nazionale
  • Cluster Agrifood Regionale
  • Art-Er
  • Federalimentare
  • Unione Parmense degli Industriali
  • Fiere di Parma – Cibus