After the success of the first edition, which brought together more than one hundred voices of experts, with 24 work sessions, and registered more than one hundred thousand participants all over the world, the virtual relay for the planet is backwhich, like an ideal Olympic torch, will travel from East to West and will involve entrepreneurs, startups, scientists, journalists, young leaders, policymakers, consultants, farmers from every corner of the world with the aim of discussing the best experiences on sustainable food systems.
The planet is suffering : globally, about 25% of the earth's surface has been damaged. 24 billion tons of fertile land are lost every year, largely due to unsustainable agricultural practices (source: thegef.org ), in addition to greenhouse gas emissions produced by 18.4% directly from agriculture and forestry (source: https://ourworldindata.org ).
Inserted among the initiatives organised by EarthDay.org, the Washington organisation that has been organising World Earth Day for 51 years, the event will cross all the G20 countries, the Mediterranean, emerging countries and areas of the world Natural Heritage of Humanity: interventions from Australia will follow , South Korea, Indonesia, India, China, Japan, Singapore, Russia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Turkey, Vatican, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, South Africa, Tunisia, Senegal, Costa d 'Ivory, Congo, Zimbabwe, United States of America, Mexico, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, Argentina and Canada.
Among others, the general director of FAO, QU Dongyu, the deputy director and special adviser Fao Maurizio Martina will speak, as well as Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, and ministers and institutional representatives from all over the world.