ACT4FOOD is a collective of global youth activists demanding a seat at the table to change food for good.

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Become an Act4Food Youth Leader!

We are now recruiting for our next group of Act4Food youth leaders! We are searching for young people aged 15-25 to join a global youth-led community working together for a fair global food system. One which provides everyone with access to safe, affordable and nutritious diets, while protecting nature, tackling climate change and promoting human rights. Act4Food is a community that was created by and for young people to ensure our voices are heard and listened to by global decision makers. As an Act4Food youth leader – you’ll join our global community, be part of regular zoom calls with other young people around the world, supporting each other in our work for better food systems, working together to create collective actions and campaigns, and speaking out to decision makers. In the past Act4Food youth leaders have attended global conferences like COP and Women Deliver. And for the first 6 months of the programme you’ll be part of a leadership development programme, with regular workshops and training sessions from experts and exercises to complete at home. This programme will help you build your campaigning, communications, and leadership skills to be a global advocate for a fairer food system. To apply head […]

Sophie Healy-Thow Ireland
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Launch of our new brand!

Happy International Youth Day! We at ACT4FOOD are so excited to launch our new brand on this very special day. ACT4FOOD is a collective of youth activists demanding a seat at the table to change food for good. From young farmers directly affected by climate change, to podcasters, educators, and artists, ACT4FOOD is a movement of diverse young people committed to finding ways to make food fairer for everyone, everywhere, at every level. As part of this goal, we’ve gathered input from hundreds of thousands of young people around the world to create a set of ten actions. We urge governments and businesses to work on these ten actions in order to make our food system healthier, more sustainable and equitable for all.  To more accurately reflect our mission we have: We hope you like our new look and feel…

Sophie Healy-Thow Ireland
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Young People in the Activism Space: Lana’s Story

Read Lana’s story about how she started her climate and food systems activism journey and what advice she would give to aspiring young activists.

Lana Weidgenant Brazil
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Lebanon: An Interlinked Economic and Food Crisis

In Lebanon, a number of factors are leading to food insecurity throughout the country. Read our youth leader, Rayan Kassem’s analysis of the food security and economic crisis in Lebanon.

Rayan Kassem Lebanon
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From China to the World: A young person’s passion for food systems transformation

Huiyu Ouyang is our amazing youth leader from China. Read about his journey of working in food systems in China and the delicious food he cooks!

Ouyang Huiyu China
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Meet the campaign leaders

The pledge is led by youth members of the UN Food Systems Summit Action Tracks.

Milca Jane Cameseria Philippines
Taylor Quinn Canada
Mildred Munjunga Zambia
Dev Sharma United Kingdom
Maureen Muketha Kenya
Sophie Healy-Thow Ireland
Dipty Chowdhury Bangladesh
Azeez Salawu Nigeria
Ryan Mc Shane United Kingdom
Maggie Hamilton United States of America
Lana Weidgenant Brazil
Lavetanalagi Seru Fiji
Yumna Hussen United Kingdom
Belinda Ng Hong Kong
Webster Isheanopa Makombe Zimbabwe
Betelhem Lakew Ethiopia
Rayan Kassem Lebanon
Mike Khunga Malawi
Rafsi Albar Indonesia
Priya Prakash India
Marie-Claire Graf Switzerland
Muhammad Sarim Raza Pakistan
Yacine Yade Senegal
Stephanie Sargeant Kenya
Ouyang Huiyu China
Yuhua Zong China
Dara Karakolis Canada
Zulma Lopez Reyes Colombia
Bernis Cunningham Nicaragua
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