Fighting hunger and poverty through social protection, sustainable agriculture

World Food Day is celebrated every year, designated for 16th October, which coincides with the date of founding of the Food Agricultural Organisation (FAO).

World Food Day is celebrated every year, designated for 16th October, which coincides with the date of founding of the Food Agricultural Organisation (FAO).

Member countries choose a date to recognise WFD between 16th and 30th October. The day is an opportunity to re-focus on the goals to eliminate hunger and poverty.


The day is an opportunity to refocus on the goals of eliminating hunger and poverty from among citizens of the world.


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