Young people are a critical part of our future. They will deliver the deep change our world requires.
Youth Mission is EIT Food’s Umbrella programme aiming to pique youth’s interest in the food that reaches their plates and become the agrifood leaders of tomorrow.
The EIT Food Youth Mission is an umbrella project aiming at developing awareness and better attitude towards foods, sustainability and bringing the career opportunities, in the agrifood sector, closer to primary and secondary schoolchildren.
With society facing major challenges such as obesity, food waste and environment degradation, the need for the next generation to make better food choices has never been more important. Unfortunately, we are currently facing, particularly among our youth, decreasing levels of engagement and knowledge about our food. WIthout knowledge and engagement, the very needed change will not happen.
Through this programme, EIT Food is not only harvesting new insights on how to deepen learning experiences around food, its critical role for health and sustainability but also motivating the generations to come on potential career choices in the agrifood sector. We know that the age between 9 and 18 is crucial to inspire leadership, entrepreneurial mindset, and vocational possibilities.
The age between 9 and 18 is crucial to inspire leadership, entrepreneurial mindset, and vocational possibilities. This is why through the Youth Mission EIT Food will harvest news insights around food, its critical role for health and sustainability and will motivate the generations to come on potential career choices in the agrifood sector.