The SIANI Youth Page


Growing lettuce in an indoor farming system. Courtesy of Urban Oasis
Does this sound like it’s from a sci-fi movie? An empty, underground car park with huge metal cylinder tanks spread throughout. Inside these tanks you can find… lettuce, pak choy, kale, coriander, and even strawberries – in the middle of winter!
After seeing flying cars and energy stored in salt, the focus of the 2017 Stockholm Tech Festival fell upon the future of food.
Photo by: photothek/Ina Fassbender
How can young people receive the support and knowledge they need to innovate and lead the sustainable future? How can youth engage in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
Photo by Lufa Farms via Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
“While the third agricultural revolution boiled down to the effects of a small number of actors focusing on the singular goal of maximizing the yields, I believe the fourth revolution will be the opposite — a huge amount of actors across disciplines...