World Food Day

Description: World Food Day, October 16th, is a worldwide event designed to increase awareness, understanding and informed, year-around action to alleviate hunger. World Food Day was proclaimed in 1979 by the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It marks the date of the founding of FAO in 1945. The aim of the Day is to heighten public awareness of the world food problem and strengthen solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and poverty. To get involved, visit the FAO site here: http://www.fao.org/getinvolved/worldfoodday/en/
Date: Monday, October 16, 2000
Repeat Type: Yearly
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: John Leary
Updated: Thursday, June 4, 2009 11:06am EDT
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