he FAO Land and Water Division presents this webinar titled: Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water.
The engagement of youth and young professionals plays a key role achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Today’s youth are more geographically mobile and technologically connected than any other generation. Moreover, they hold a capital of innovative and scalable solutions and ideas that are often overlooked. In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, intergenerational exchange and cooperation is even more crucial to bridge past experiences with innovative ideas, driving the creation of holistic solutions.
The session will deliver lightning talks from young professionals on how youth and innovation go hand in hand to deliver solutions, on land, soil and water resources management, for a sustainable tomorrow. The objectives of the webinar are as follows:
Moderator: Ms Sasha Koo Oshima, Deputy Director, Land and Water Division,
FAO Opening Remarks: Mr Maximo Torero, Chief Economist/Assistant Director-General, Economic and Social Development Department, and FAO Youth Committee Chair, FAO (TBC)
Closing Remarks: Ms Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General, FAO
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