vision

The vision of the BCFN Alumni group is to make the best use of the potential of the young people involved with the issues of agri-food sustainability around the World. The aim is to create a community of active and committed Alumni, which through projects and other activities, contribute to the development of a more sustainable food system.
Alumni of the BCFN Foundation at Expo 2015
Alumni of BCFN Foundation

mission

The mission is thus to enrich each member by sharing ideas, talents and resources within the network, but more importantly to develop innovative contents to be used in academic contexts, as well as in other frameworks useful for raising awareness of the general public.

Who we are and HOW WE WORK

BCFN Alumni are represented by the young finalists BFCN YES !. They come from all over the world and the diversity of their cultural background and study gives to the activities of this group a multidisciplinary and multicultural significant.

Alumni of the BCFN promote the values and themes central to BCFN Foundation activity. The alumni played an active role in creating the Youth Manifesto, a document containing seven operational proposals to tackle the challenge of food paradoxes and identifying seven key roles in the system: policy makers, farmers, activists, educators, the food industry, journalists and researchers.

Alumni of the BCFN Foundation at work
The projects of the Alumni of the BCFN Foundation

They contribute to the contents of the online magazine published by BCFN Foundation and form an international network where one can develop new collaborations and synergies surrounding the themes related to food sustainability.

BCFN Alumni are led by a President and representatives from six different geographical regions (Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Oceania), who are elected annually.

BCFN ALUMNI PARTNERSHIPS

The BCFN Alumni are in constant dialogue with research groups and other institutions which are committed to promoting food sustainability and the active role of future generations within society. They achieve this by securing partnerships and collaborations to spread and exchange best practices.

governance

TOGETHER FOR THE YOUTH MANIFESTO

BCFN Alumni personally helped write the Youth Manifesto, a document laying out seven operational proposals to tackle the challenge of food paradoxes and identifying the seven key roles in the system: policy makers, farmers, activists, educators, the food industry, journalists and researchers.
meet the ALUMNI of the bcfn DOWNLOAD THE YOUTH MANIFESTO
Alumni di Fondazione BCFN per Youth Manifesto

Projects of BCFN Alumni

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Articles attached

Food and society

BCFN Forum 2016: eat better, eat less, food for all

A string of discussions, scientific data and innovative ideas. All this and much more at the 7th BCFN Forum on Food and Nutrition held in Milan on the 1st December.
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Food and sustainability

Successes and Challenges in Global Food Systems

On November 16, 2016 the Food Tank, in partnership with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, held the 1st annual Chicago Food Tank Summit. With two previous 2016 Summits in Sacramento, California and Washington, D.C., the Chicago Summit was the third in a series of events bringing together leaders of change and sustainability in food systems to highlight challenges and innovative solutions on environmental, social, and economic issues in global food systems.
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food for all

BCFN 7th International Forum on Food and Nutrition

An arena where international experts debate together the well-being of our Planet, in one big event on December 1st in Milan.
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