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World Food Day, 16 October 2016

World Food Day 2016 Commemoration

Peru - 14/10/2016

José Manuel Hernández, Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation; John Preissing, FAO Representative; and Gaston Acurio, renowned international chef, attended a lunch with 200 students from the Parish School "Nuestra Señora de Monserrate", located at the center of Lima on 14 October. The objective of this activity was to promote the consumption of pulses and healthy food for better nutrition and a healthier ecosystem. FAO highlighted the importance of protecting the planet and promoting the consumption of healthy products among youth.