October 16, 2020: Theme – Grow, nourish, sustain. Together. Our actions are our future
United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) earmarked October 16 of every year as World Food Day. World Food Day 2020 also marks the 75th anniversary of FAO. Initially, World Food Day was launched to commemorate the establishment of FAO. Gradually, the day is celebrated to creating awareness about food shortage and reviving food systems across the globe.
75 YEARS OF FAO
- FAO was founded in 1945 with a commitment to improve lives.
- FAO has more than 194 member states and works in over 130 countries worldwide.
- Everyone can play a role in ending hunger and transforming our food systems.