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World Food Day
October 16, 2019
Date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Inception: It was established at the Food and Agriculture Organization’s 20th General Conference in 1979.
Sponsor: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Objective: Initially, it was celebrated in honor of the date of the founding of the FAO of the United Nations in 1945. Nowadays, it is celebrated widely by many countries concerned with food security.
2018: Our actions are our future
2017: Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.
2016: Climate change: “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too”
2015: “Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty”
2014: Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth”