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World Food Day, 16 October 2016

World Food Day in San José

Costa Rica - 25/10/2016

World Food Day was celebrated from 11 to 18 October in the capital of Costa Rica with various events including a national conference on farmers’ rights. The local radio program “Costa Rica Campesina” and radio Victoria dedicated programs to the WFD theme. Another event included a rural women forum in the Faculty of Agricultural Science organised by the FAO office in Costa Rica and the University of Costa Rica, where issues such as agricultural production, environment and human right to food were discussed. In addition, as part of WFD celebrations the Parliamentary Front Against Hunger and the Observatory of the Right to Food in the Legislative Assembly signed an agreement.