Transformation Leaders Network
The Transformation Leaders Network (TLN) previously engaged 150 senior practitioners and experts to pursue practical efforts for sustainable and inclusive agriculture. This community connected stakeholders from across the World Economic Forum’s New Vision for Agriculture (NVA) initiative with three goals of:
We are re-launching the TLN to support the objectives of the UN-led Food Systems Summit in 2021 and serve as a dynamic and agile community of systems leaders that will accelerate the transformation towards a more nutritious, sustainable, and equitable food system fit for purpose. Our aim is to:
The relaunch of the next generation of the Transformation Leaders Network includes four key objectives that can support the UN Food Systems Summit and continue to be a self-sustaining network of systems influence for the transformation of how we produce and consume food beyond 2021:
The Transformation Leaders Network aims to convene individual and institutional leaders including representatives of networks from agri-food and other industries, government and multilateral agencies, civil society, farmer organizations, consumer advocates and communities, innovators and entrepreneurs, youth leaders, academia, and systems thinkers from around the world. Leading organizations dedicated to the next generation of the Transformation Leaders Network including the following partners: The Rockefeller Foundation, EAT Foundation, Syngenta Foundation, 4SD, UNDP, American Farmland Trust, Harvard University, TPI, The Value Web, World Economic Forum (Platform for Global Public Goods and Uplink, Global Shapers, Young Global Leaders).Transformation Leaders Network Gathering, April 27-28
The re-launch of TLN will start with a highly interactive virtual workshop on April 27-28, 2021, injecting the dynamism, entrepreneurism, and energy from the next-gen transformational leaders to build communities of impact. More than 100 food systems leaders will join the gathering, setting agenda that will lead to the Food System Summit and beyond.