FarmTech Society and Future Food Institute on Biodiversity – follow the panel

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FARMTECH SOCIETY AND FUTURE FOOD INSTITUTE: “COMPLEMENTING CONVENTIONAL AND AGRO-ECOLOGICAL FARMING WITH CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTAL AGRICULTURE (CEA)” Virtual Roundtable Panel Discussion 21st May 2021 |  14:30 – 16:00 Each year May 22nd is recognized as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB). Biodiversity is important because it is an essential source…

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Mediterraneity

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MEDITERRANEITY People – Planet – Prosperity Seeds of future for the Mediterranean Saturday, 22nd May Castello dei Principi di Capano, Pollica (SA) Future Food Institute, Comune di Pollica, and Centro Studi Dieta Mediterranea “Angelo Vassallo” together for the International Day of Biodiversity   Mediterraneity, as a set of local and…

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WORLD HEALTH DAY 2021

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April 7 of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. The day coincides with the foundation of the World Health Organization. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948, and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health…

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THE POWER OF YOUTH. HACKING FOR GOOD!

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Yesterday ended the COSMOPOLITES Hackathon. We started in September with 26,000 young people aged 16 to 18 years from across Italy. The final hackathon included 500 young people, and their incredible ideas, competing on solutions to eight important issues. One of the most exciting moments of the past few months!…

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#MFR2020 RELOADED: THE EXPERIENCE OF FUTURE FOOD INSTITUTE AND EIT FOOD!

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“MAKEit is about creating huge numbers of innovations, speedy projects for transformation. By including the Makers’ culture, MAKEit wanted to improve the entire chain starting from continuous prototyping“. With these words, Shima Barakat, Director of the Entrepreneurship for Sustainability Program at the University of Cambridge, introduced one of the most interesting and…

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Are you ready to become the next Food and Climate Shaper?

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO] and the Future Food Institute are developing joint advanced learning programs, including a digital boot camp and hands-on experience supported by a series of masterclasses, open conversations, hackathons and FAO e-learning courses, multilingual and accessible to all, anytime, anywhere, made to transfer knowledge, skills, and competencies and…

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Who’s ready to feed the future? Bites from Hack4Food

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On October 9-10, 2020 Innovacoop, the Legacoop Emilia Romagna company dedicated to the development and innovation of local businesses, Future Food Institute, and Bi-Rex Competence Center, one of the 8 national competence centers set up by the Ministry of Economic Development in the Industry 4.0 government plan, have organized Hack4Food | To…

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Co-creating resilient and sustainable food systems towards FOOD2030 – Cities2030

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Future Food Institute (Bologna, Italy), in partnership with 40 pan-European organisations, has received a 11.7 million euros grant from the European Commission programme Horizon2020, under the call “FOOD 2030 – Empowering cities as agents of food system transformation”. The main goal of Cities2030 is to future proof an effective cities…

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World Environment Day is around the corner

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For too long human beings have pretended that natural resources were to service economic development. But considering nature as a mere commodity to be exploited has a price. Overexploitation of the soils has led us to unproductive lands. Overconsumption of freshwater has exacerbated water stress and scarcity. Heavy dependency on…

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Future Food Institute and Moody’s Foundation, together making a difference

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Last December, we were honored to become part of Moody’s Foundation partner portfolio. Becoming the first Italian company to obtain a grant in the carbon project sector. Thanks to this collaboration, we are supporting the agroforestry carbon project “Fazenda São Paulo” in Brazil, generating positive environmental and social impacts.   …

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AGRI-FOOD CONNECT WEBINAR SERIES COMES TO ITALY

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Agri-Food Connect, designed by Kök Projekt, is an online agri-food entrepreneurship program that focuses on bringing together corporates representatives and startups to develop novel solutions for the ongoing global crisis. The goal is to create and empower collaborations between agri-food sector representatives and startups internationally to integrate their answers to…

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Hacking a Pandemic: Boma Covid-19 Summit

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Viruses do not respect borders. In order to contain COVID-19, we must come together as a global community. Boma has called a worldwide conversation to identify the best ideas, innovations, and solutions to eradicate this pandemic locally — and globally. The Boma COVID-19 Summit has brought together 60 speakers in 20…

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Driving food towards change: reflection bites from Sara Roversi at the G20 Climate Stewardship Working Group

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Our President Sara Roversi was invited as a keynote speaker at the workshop of the G20 Climate Stewardship Working Group (CSWG) on Circular Carbon Economy Technology & Innovation, held on March 1-2 in Riyadh  This is a side event to the first of three Climate Stewardship Working Group meetings leading…

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Future Food Institute and Magma UNESCO Global Geopark announce their partnership

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Magma UNESCO Global Geopark launched GEOfood, a brand aimed at developing local food within their territories, underlining the interrelation among the geodiversity, soil, raw material and food product and supporting the sustainable development and local communities. The organization, in order to jointly share multi-faceted aims and actions and build awareness…

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Another step in fighting food waste

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Since 2015 Lastminutesottocasa has been following the pathway of tackling and recovering food leftovers and waste through a smart app that involves the retailers’ and the consumers’ community. Next Monday the digital platform is coming to our Living Lab Scuderia – Future Food Living Lab for Perché il cibo non si butta! LMSC arriva a…

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Regenerating ecosystems through tangible actions: Future Food Institute goes to COP25

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Future Food Institute has been chosen by the Ministry for the Environment as one of the Italian excellences to be brought to the Italian Pavilion of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, COP 25. The aim that we were selected for was the…

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