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World Food Day, 16 October 2017

What is the link between migration, food security and rural development? Read more about the WFD 2017 theme - Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.

We want you to tell us how food security and rural development can change the future of migration.There are two ways you can do this. Design a poster or produce a video on the World Food Day theme to enter the 2017 competition.

Are you a business, NGO, journalist, media agency, city, or a civil society organization? Contact us if you are planning a World Food Day event or if you would like to help us spread the word.

In 2015, there were 244 million international migrants, representing an increase of 40% since 2000. They included 150 million migrant workers. Find out more about FAO’s work on migration here.