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World Food Day 2013 to promote healthy food systems

FAO will use World Food Day this year to promote one of the five pillars of Zero Hunger Challenge.


27 Sep 2013

FAO will use World Food Day this year to promote one of the five pillars of Zero Hunger Challenge. The theme of the campaign will be “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.”

Events in more than 120 countries – supported by videos, an issues paper, posters, media interviews and more – will communicate the message that our food systems need to be overhauled to reduce both hunger and malnutrition, and effects of food production on the environment. support universal good nutrition and environmental sustainability.

The topic of food systems, while complex, is one that touches everyone. Observed every year on 16 October, World Food Day marks the anniversary of the founding of FAO in 1945.

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