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World Food Day, 16 October 2016

National WFD Media coverage in Japan

Japan - 15/10/2016

On 15 October, Japan’s most circulated newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun dedicated a full page to the World Food Day 2016 theme. On 16 October, for the first time ever, the Director of the FAO Office in Japan (FAOLOJ) appeared live on a popular evening TV news program to introduce WFD. The program was broadcasted across the country during prime time viewing and received the highest rating for that evening.