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World Food Day, 16 October 2017

World Food Day around the world

Worldwide, 04/12/2017
This year, over 200 events in more than 100 countries around the world marked World Food Day, from Canada to South Africa, and Japan to Mexico. 

World Food Day Ceremony at HQ

Rome, 16/10/2017
Pope Francis called for governments around the world to collaborate to make migration a safer and voluntary choice, arguing that assuring food security for all requires tackling climate change and [...]

World Food Day – Towards Zero Hunger

Rome, 16/10/2017
For the first time, FAO Ambassadors for Zero Hunger will unite and discuss their efforts to mobilize action for Zero Hunger in their respective regions. 

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World Food Day around the World

Every year, a large number of events - from marathons and hunger marches, to exhibitions, cultural performances, contests and concerts – are organised in around 150 countries across the world to celebrate World Food Day. Follow this page in the coming months to find out more about what’s happening this year. And remember to tell us about your WFD events or efforts to promote the global campaign so we can post it here.

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