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World Food Day in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso - 15/10/2016

Burkina Faso celebrated World Food Day from 14 to 15 October in the Maison du Peuple in Ouagadougou. The event was attended by high-level authorities that discussed the challenges Burkina Faso is facing through the adverse effects of climate change on food security and agriculture. The event included a competition for the best local cuisine and food products. After a food-tasting session, awards were presented for the best dishes. The FAO Office in Burkina Faso also celebrated World Food Day and the International Year of Pulses with an exhibition on pulses, from the production to transformation stages.