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Youth Innovation: Bolstering climate action through…

Youth Innovation: Bolstering climate action through agrifood systems transformation in the context of COVID-19 recovery (2023 STI Forum Side Event)
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01:24:57
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The objective of this side event is to highlight the importance of engaging global youth in science, technology, and innovation, as well as identifying and nurturing innovative solutions to accelerate agrifood systems transformation in the overall context of COVID-19 recovery, to boost climate action and achieve the 2030 Agenda goals. 
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Speakers include senior leaders from FAO, along with the winners of the WFF's Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) and Startup Innovation Awards, powered by Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), as well as the WFF Young Scientists Group (YSG) and members of the newly launched Youth Food Lab incubator, in an intergenerational dialogue on the importance of investing in youth in STI.

  • Opening of STI WFF Side Event
  • Part 1 – A scientific approach to youth action: the WFF Young Scientists Group
  • Part 2 – Nurturing youth-led solutions from idea to implementation
  • Part 3 – Empowering young entrepreneurs and startups
  • Closing reflections