Accelerating agriculture and educating young talents: Future Food Institute at the G5+ and at the Shantang Forum
At Future Food Institute we are glad to be invited by our partner Ants Plan to present the Future Food Academy together with Has university at the G5+, to help to accelerate the development of Yangtze River Delta agricultural industry and educate more agricultural talents for the world, Future Food Academy will teach Chinese agricultural youths how to improve their innovation abilities through courses, training, internships, and entrepreneurship.
To strengthen the local agricultural industry, accelerate the development of rural villages and increase the income of farmers, five towns (Langxia, Lvxiang, and Zhangyan are from Shanghai, Guangchen and Xincang are from Zhejiang Province) are joined together to take the pioneering responsibilities of Yangtze River Delta rural vitalization. According to the roadmap, by 2035, the average income of local farmers should reach 80,000 CNY, the output value of the agricultural processing industry should reach 300M CNY, there will be more than 1500 new professional farmers. To interpret G5+, “G” represents “Garden” and “Group(Cooperate)”, “5+ “means there will be more towns joining the movement besides these five towns.
Shantang Forum is the leading project of building G5+, it helped the universities, companies, and experts effectively show their research values in rural vitalization, the research result will accelerate the planning, policy-making, and action of G5+.
On this forum, Andrea Magelli, Founder of Future Food, explained how food innovation will help to regenerate farmers and humans, he also described how this ecosystem based on a philanthropic and entrepreneurial mindset will help the development of Chinese agriculture and food system.