2019/20 TFF Challenge

Meet the 2019/20 TFF Challenge Finalists and Boost Teams!

This year’s record-breaking TFF Challenge included more than 5200 participants from 175 countries, demonstrating the commitment of the next generations towards purpose-driven, impact-focused innovation and entrepreneurship.

Thought For Food

The world’s next gen innovation engine for food and agriculture

We create, empower and support a new generation of leaders to solve our planet’s most pressing challenge: How to sustainably feed 10 billion people?

“A BROAD NETWORK OF EXPERTS, STAKEHOLDERS, ENTREPRENEURS AND ENTHUSIASTS”
– Forbes, 08/2018

“WHEN AN AGRIFOOD STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION IS TRULY GLOBAL, SMALLHOLDERS WIN”
– AgFunder News, 08/2018

“INSPIRING PEOPLE WORLDWIDE TO ENSURE FOOD SECURITY, TURN DREAMS INTO STARTUPS AND FIX OUR FOOD SYSTEMS”
– Earlham Institute, 08/2018

what we do

The Program

Our global food systems need innovation and collaboration, and the next generation possesses the creativity, passion and mindsets to create the change just in time.

We are building our global footprint to equip young people everywhere at anytime with the values, approaches and connections they need to be successful changemakers – and support them to navigate the critical early stages of their professional lives.

  • We engage the next generation in food and agriculture.
  • We empower them to become innovators and solution-builders.
  • We support them through mentorship and a global community.
  • We connect them to a spectrum of opportunities.

Get involved

Intrigued to learn more?

We work with a multidisciplinary network of partners who share our passion to empower next-gen innovators everywhere on the planet and encourage them to become changemakers to help solve some of the world's biggest challenges, fast and at scale.