2021 FOOD SYSTEMS PRE-SUMMIT
26 - 28 JULY 2021 | ROME

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The success of the Food Systems Summit depends on the engagement of citizens all over the world. You can convene a Dialogue and contribute directly to the Summit’s ambitious vision and objectives.

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The Community platform is open to everyone with an interest in contributing to transforming food systems. Gather with like-minded people to lend your ideas to the discussion. Follow the Action Tracks and much more!

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Global Youth Summit Dialogue spotlights the critical role of youth in ensuring Good Food for All

More than 100 young people came together at the May 4 Global Youth Summit Dialogue: Good Food for All, to discuss issues, emerging ideas and innovations related to the future of global food systems.

Why the world needs another food summit

This thought piece by the Christian Science Monitor’s Editorial Board highlights how a rise in global hunger as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced a need to rethink the global food system and provides India as an example that can be looked to.

A lack of basic agricultural data is holding African countries back

In this thought piece published by Quartz Africa, UN Special Envoy, Dr. Agnes Kalibata, and Dr. El Iza Mohamedou, Head of OECD's Centre for Skills, highlight the importance of data in informing planning, budgeting, and policy making for building stronger economies and better livelihoods.

Events

Best Small Business: Good Food for All - Competition Launch

The UN Food Systems Summit competition ‘Best Small Business: Good Food for All’ will identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises from across the world transforming food systems for a better tomorrow. Running from April 29 to June 4, the Summit will spotlight winners as the “Best 50 Small Businesses: Good Food for All”, as well as a share of US$100,000 in prize money.

Civil Society Public Forum

During this Forum, representatives from each of the five Action Tracks and the Summit Dialogues will share progress of idea-generation, and next steps in the Summit process. The conversation will focus on the emerging Action Areas and Solution Clusters with an invitation for participating in and building coalitions as a part of the Summit and post-Summit engagement. Participants will also be invited to reflect on progress and provide feedback. Join us from 14:00 CEST.

Summit Science Days

Recognizing the pivotal role of science, technology and innovation for food systems transformation, the Science Days, organized by the Scientific Group of the UN Food Systems Summit and facilitated and hosted by FAO, offer an important opportunity to support the agenda setting process with scientific evidence and perspectives.

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