Smart Solutions
FOR Healthy Diets

16 OCTOBER 2020

On Friday 16 October, the Netherlands Food Partnership organises World Food Day 2020 with an inspiring online event for agri-food professionals. This edition’s specific theme is ‘Smart Solutions for Healthy Diets’. The Dutch agri-food sector and their international partners aim to increase their collective impact to ensure the accessibility and affordability of healthy diets for all, produced and processed in a sustainable way. A transformation of our food systems and innovative solutions, moving beyond just technical solutions, is needed.

16 October 2020

10.30 – 12.30h | plenary programme

13.00 – 14.30h | sessions

Smart Solutions for Healthy Diets

Online, live from the studio in Amsterdam

English spoken

Registration is free and starts end of August


With an inspiring, interactive online programme, participants will engage with the latest insights in food systems approaches and smart solutions for healthy diets for all, presented by renowned international experts in the agri-food sector.

Participants will also be able to:

  • Take part in the online discussions with other professionals about innovative solutions and current challenges in the food systems;
  • Get inspiration from smart solutions for healthy diets;
  • Make use of online opportunities to connect with other professionals in the sector.



World Food Day is celebrated every year on 16 October in over 150 countries to create awareness and action for SDG2: end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. 

With this World Food Day Professionals Event, the Netherlands Food Partnership brings stakeholders together to address and discuss the challenges in food systems. The Dutch agri-food sector and their partners will have the opportunity to exchange progress made on SDG2, and learn from each other´s solutions and challenges. The online event will be a space to initiate collective actions and start new collaborations to increase the necessary impact towards 2030.

World Food Day is organized by the Netherlands Food Partnership in close collaboration with the Ministries of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, and of Foreign Affairs.