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World Food Day - 16 October
Aim "The aim of the Day is to heighten public awareness of the problem of hunger in the world."
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations marks World Food Day each year on 16th October.
It is celebrated in honour of the date of the founding of the FAO of the United Nations in 1945. It is also now considered as Food Engineer's Day. Different activities are conducted and various events pertaining to specific themes are hosted on the occasion.
The objectives of World Food Day are to:
It offers the opportunity to strengthen national and international solidarity in the fight to end hunger, malnutrition, and poverty.
Encourage attention to agricultural food production and to stimulate national, bilateral, multilateral and non-governmental efforts to this end.
Encourage economic and technical cooperation among developing countries.
Encourage the participation of rural people, particularly women and the least privileged categories, in decisions and activities influencing their living conditions.
Heighten public awareness of the problem of hunger in the world.
Promote the transfer of technologies to the developing world and strengthen international and national solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and poverty and draw attention to achievements in food and agricultural development.