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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

WORLD FOOD DAY


WORLD FOOD DAY
WORLD FOOD DAY

Like water and air food is also primary needs for human. There are many infants and old age people around the globe dies every day due to hunger.
World Food Day, the day intends to raise awareness and support various approaches that can help to end world hunger. The day also aims to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.
The day focuses that food is a basic and fundamental human right. But still in a world of billions, 805 million people live with chronic hunger, 60% women and almost five million children under the age of five die due to malnutrition-related causes every day

WHEN IS WORLD FOOD DAY?
16th October

WORLD FOOD DAY HISTORY
In November 1979 the conference was called for the observance of World Food Day on October 16, 1981.And on December 5, 1980 the UN General Assembly officially declared October 16th as the world food day.
The day aims to improve agricultural productivity at all levels, enhancing the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy. It also provides support to countries for changing their agricultural policy.

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON WORLD FOOD DAY
1.     Raise awareness about the importance of food and how many people die without food
2.     Raise awareness about food production and distribution
3.     Support agricultural projects
4.     Arrange fund raising events for agricultural purpose


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