Southlands British International School at the World Food Forum


On Tuesday afternoon there great energy, passion and enthusiasm at Southlands British International School as Years 3 to 6 joined the Junior World Food Day event, making it an unforgettable moment for both the World Food Forum (WFF) and World Food Day campaign. Together, we heard inspiring stories and learned from food heroes from around the world and in different fields - all while having fun, singing and dancing!

The event had a great turn out! Over 50 schools joined us online and as panellists (reaching almost 800 students!) and more than 250 people tuned in online from countries in all regions, such as Turkey, Mauritius, Ghana, Armenia, the United States, Ireland, and Italy and more. This does not include many more who joined the webcast and other online platforms!

We hope all the future Food Heroes felt inspired and empowered to take action! Check out the highlights from the event in the Junior World Food Day Flickr photo album and webcast of the event, available here.

We can all become Food Heroes song

Please help us to share the 'We can all become Food Heroes' song featuring students from Armenia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Ireland and Lebanon, who want to inspire young people to take action!

Try the #FoodHeroesDance challenge

Join the #FoodHeroesDance challenge on TikTok , Instagram, and soon Douyin. Learn the steps, and challenge your classmates, family, and friends! We want you to replicate the dance or put your own spin on it using the 'We can all become Food Heroes' song! Post on any channel, use the hashtag #FoodHeroesDance, and please tag @FAO(@UNFAO for Facebook or Weibo)!

Join the World Food Day Poster Contest

There are many different kinds of journeys that food can take, some that guarantee a healthier future for people and the planet. Draw, paint or create a digital poster showing us your favourite food journey and join the contest! The contest is open to 5–19-year-olds and the deadline to join is 5 November. Join here