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World Food Day, 16 October

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.

Stay tuned for news on this year’s poster contest, set to be launched by June 2017, with new ways for you to illustrate or talk about our theme. Meanwhile you can get some inspiration from our 2016 winners. 

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.