World Food Day is on October 16 of the Gregorian calendar, aiming to remind people to pay attention to the problem of food shortage and urge governments and people of all countries to take action to increase food production.
Since childhood, we have been educated to cherish food, not waste, every grain of rice is hard-won, including a lot of people’s hard work in it. The following Xiaobian will give you a specific introduction to the World Food Day is when.
World Food Day, is a day when governments around the world annually commemorate October 16 around the development of food and agricultural production.
The World Food Remembrance Day was decided by the 20th General Assembly of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in November 1979: October 16th, 1981 is the first World Food Day.
Various commemorative activities are held every year for World Food Day on October 16.
October 16,2020 is the 40th World Food Day, the theme is“Growing together, prosperity, sustainability, action for the future”. The theme of the series of food security publicity activities is“Hold fast China’s rice bowl together build global food security”.
World Food Day was established for purpose
1. Promote attention to agri-food production and stimulate national, bilateral, multilateral and non-governmental efforts to this end.
2. Encourage economic and technical cooperation among developing countries.
Encourage the participation of rural people, especially women and the most disadvantaged groups, in decisions and activities that affect their living conditions.
4. Enhance public awareness of the problem of world hunger.
5, to promote technology transfer to developing countries.
6. Strengthen international and national solidarity in the fight against hunger, malnutrition and poverty, focusing on achievements in food and agricultural development.