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16/10/2018

FAO-Guyana’s 40th anniversary celebrations coincided with the 2018 World Food Day Annual Exhibition and Fair, jointly organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and FAO. This is the country’s largest food fair which takes place annually on 16 October in Guyana.

This year’s event culminated with a celebratory cake in observance of the 40th Anniversary of the Guyana country office. It featured WFD cultural displays from children and artists, with the participation of Guyana’s major agricultural entities and enterprises which presented their work in contributing to a #ZeroHunger generation.

The opening ceremony saw the attendance of the President of Guyana, government ministers, members of the diplomatic community and other UN agencies. Opening remarks were delivered by the Ministers of Agriculture and Health, with feature address by the FAO Representative, Mr. Reuben Robertson.