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World Food Day

Taking place on 16th October every year.

Raising awareness of food security and strengthening solidarity in the struggle against hunger.

Updated 9 months ago

This day, declared by the UN General Assembly, aims to heighten public awareness of world food problems and strengthen solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and poverty. The theme for World Food Day 2017 was "Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development".

You can find out more from the World Food Day web pages produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN.

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