10/16/2020 – 10/17/2020 all-day

Join a global discussion with celebrity chefs, indigenous peoples, youth climate activists, small farmer businesswomen, heads of state, and everyone in between, on how in the next 10 years we must transform our food systems.

This 24-hour Global Relay Conversation, brought to you by the UN Food Systems Summit and in partnership with Future Food Institute, will be a highly interactive and relevant discussion for World Food Day, while also acting as the official launch of the Food Systems Summit Dialogues. This marathon online conversation will provide an opportunity for governments, communities and citizens to discuss what matters most to them as we build back better to transform food systems across the world.

As part of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) Voices of Food Systems Live: 24-Hour Global Relay ConversationKanayo Nwanze, a UNFSS Champion and the CGIAR Special Representative to the UNFSS, will host a session at 13:00–13:50 EATVirtual tours of the coolest African food research centers you never knew about. Facilitated by ILRI, the 50-minute session will transport viewers around the African continent to check out how the global CGIAR research network is helping to transform African food systems, from the lab to the farm. Other participating CGIAR centres include CIFOR-ICRAF, Africa Rice and IITA.

Register here