Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

16 October 2021

World Food Day

05/10

2021

Virtual Event, 05/10/2021

Chile was one of the six countries present at the celebration of the first youth edition of World Food Day during the World Food Forum (05 October 2021).  

During the meeting, the official video was launched, in which Chilean students from the commune of Hualaihué in the Los Lagos Region participated.  

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2021

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2021

Ebonyi (Nigeria), 06/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

The event involves implementation home stead gardening in Oterefia Community, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. It also involves organising a world food Day celebration in Abakaliki town, Ebonyi State where activities like a plenary session, food fair, cooking competition and educational talks will take place. The goal we hope to achieve in this program is improving the nutritional intake of residents of ...

06/10

2021

17/10

2021

Virtual Event, 06/10/2021 - 17/10/2021

World Food Day visual has been shown at the Ministry of Agriculture in Guatemala.

07/10

2021

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2021

Bridgetown (Barbados), 07/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

08/10

2021

05/11

2021

Virtual Event, 08/10/2021 - 05/11/2021

8 y 9 de octubre. Taller “Nuestras acciones son nuestro futuro. Sensibilización sobre la Alimentación y el Estado Nutricional de la Población Departamental, con Incidencia en lo Municipal y la Comunidad Estudiantil”, en Potosí. 

11 y 12 de octubre. Taller “Nuestras acciones son nuestro futuro. Agrobiodiversidad como Estrategia para Mejorar la Seguridad Al...

09/10

2021

Ankara (Turkey), 09/10/2021

Being organized with a theme “Geography is a taste”; the 5th International Adana Taste Festival aims to introduce Adana’s cuisine to the world and contributes to the development of gastronomy tourism. FAO Turkey is contributing to the festival with a presentation by Assistant Representative Dr. Ayşegül Selışık. In her presentation titled “the Future of Food”, Selışık will share the latest devel...

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Brussels (Belgium), 10/10/2021 - 22/10/2021

In occasion of the World Food Day, JCDecaux will be supporting the WFD Outreach campaign in Brussels with 30 digital panels in the city’s most prominent areas.

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Anversa (Belgio), 10/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

Around 10 and 16 October the World Food Day visual identity will be showcased in French and Dutch in the large train station around Belgium including Antwerpen-C, Brussel-N, Brussel-C, Gent St-P, Namur and Liege-Guillemins

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Dubai (United Arab Emirates), 10/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

Poverty and Hunger do not just deprive certain people of food. It denies them human dignity. Today we have 93 hungry countries, with 957 million people worldwide who do not have enough to eat on a regular basis. If we want to progress in the human development process, we must build a sustainable food eco-system, adopt good practices to avoid food loss and food wastage, and achieve food security...

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Mero (Dominica), 10/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

Activities for Dominica's celebration of World Food Day include:

Agenda - October

  • 11-15             School-based activity–Extension Officers 10-minute video and WFD 2021 (significance and importance of WFD and MoBGEANFS)
  • 10-16           &...

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2021

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2021

Virtual Event, 10/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

World Food Day spot has been aired on the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) television channel in Turkey.

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2021

15/10

2021

Quezon City (Philippines), 11/10/2021 - 15/10/2021

Closing and main event of the weeklong celebration of World Food Day in the Philippines, to be highlighted by a forum and a solidarity candle lighting ceremony signifying FAO and Philippine partners' commitment to achieving this year's call for action for better production, better nutrition, better environment, and a better life.

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2021

16/10

2021

Virtual Event, 11/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

The World Food Day radio spot (in French) will be broadcasted in the week leading to WFD on the following very popular radio stations of the NGroup in Belgium: Nostalgie, NRJ, Cherie, Nostalgie+ . 1,526,000 people tune in to these radio stations weekly!

11/10

2021

Tovuz (Azerbaijan), 11/10/2021

The event takes place in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan (MoA), USAID and Azerbaijani Rural Women Association. During the event, the mini-fair is planning to be held to show the agricultural products of our project beneficiaries in line with FAO-Azerbaijan Projects. The event will start with an opening speech by FAOR, MoA representative and USAID Country Director. ...

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2021

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2021

Virtual Event, 11/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

WFD spot has been aired on screens in airports in Rome.

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2021

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Virtual Event, 11/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

A wide range of activities are organized for the Bahamas’ celebration of World Food Day, including:

11/10

2021

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2021

Virtual Event, 11/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

La Rai in occasione della Giornata mondiale dell'alimentazione proporrà sulle proprie reti una programmazione dedicata. Inoltre, le testate Ra...

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Geneva (Switzerland), 11/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

The  World Food Day 2021 will be held on 16 October to mark the 76th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The theme of the World Food Day 2021 is “Our actions are our future. Better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life". Celebrations will take place In Gen...

11/10

2021

17/10

2021

Virtual Event, 11/10/2021 - 17/10/2021

World Food Day animation has been shown for 7 days on  20 multimedia billboards and on 300 screens inside buses reaching  approximately 5 million daily views.

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15/10

2021

Mondesir (Saint Lucia), 11/10/2021 - 15/10/2021

Activities for the celebration of World Food Day in St. Lucia include:

Monday, Oct 11

  • Effecting Speaking Competition Semi-Finals on the World Food Day Theme among Primary/Secondary Schools

Wednesday, Oct 13

  • TV Programme – Agrculture on the Move – Panel Discussion on the World Food Day Theme