Achieving a safe, healthy, and sustainable food system for people and planet requires strong leaders to act together on the global food challenges. On the 15th and 16th of April 2021, the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries will host the fifth annual World Food Summit – Better Food for More People live from the Confederation of Danish Industry in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The 2021 World Food Summit and associated events will focus on how to establish pathways for game-changing innovations necessary for sustainable food system transformations. The purpose is to contribute to the success of the UN Food Systems Summit that will take place in autumn of 2021 by providing input and showcasing examples that can lead to game-changing pathways. The overall aim of the World Food Summit is to establish a platform for key policymakers, academia, business and civil society leaders to contribute to the sustainable and healthy transformation of our global food systems.
Among confirmed speakers for World Food Summit 2021 are:
- Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark, Rasmus Prehn
- Special Envoy to the UN Food Systems Summit, Agnes Kalibata
- EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides
During the week leading up to the World Food Summit, a range of stakeholders will be organizing a number of Side Events.
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