The fact that food systems transformation is an urgent need in order to meet global challenges and achieve the SDG is nowadays generally accepted. But what is needed for this transformation to take place? What role do horticulture and horticultural research play in this context? And is agroecology a suitable concept, especially in horticulture, to drive the transformation and meet the challenges? This webinar wants to stimulate forward-looking reflections since transformation pressure is high and answers to these questions are anything but clear.