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October 2018

World Food Day (FAO)

October 16, 2018
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World Food Day was first held on 16 Oct 1981 and marks the day on which the Food and Agriculture Organization was founded in 1945. The founding of this organization was the first step in dealing with the perpetual struggle against hunger and malnutrition. The objectives of World Food Day are to: encourage attention to agricultural food production and to stimulate national, bilateral, multilateral and non-governmental efforts to this end; encourage economic and technical cooperation among developing countries; encourage the participation of…

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