World Food Day is annually held on October 16 to commemorate the founding of the United Nations' (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Each year has a different theme. Across the globe, many different events are organized to raise awareness of problems in food supply and distribution and to raise money to support projects to aid in the cultivation of food plants and the distribution of food.
2010: United against hunger
2011: Food prices - from crisis to stability
2012: Agricultural cooperatives – key to feeding the world
2013: Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition
2014: Family Farming: "Feeding the world, caring for the earth"
2015: "Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty"
2016: Climate change: "Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too"
2017: Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.
2018: "Our Actions Are Our Future, Ending World Hunger by 2030 is Possible"
2019: "Our Actions Are Our Future, Healthy Diets for A # ZeroHunger World"
- Date: October 16 2021
- Also Called: Food Day
- Observed By: All UN Member States
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