Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

16 October 2021

World Food Day

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Virtual Event, 13/10/2021

WFD Lighting of National Congress in Brasília at 13t

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Avarua District (Cook Islands), 13/10/2021 - 15/10/2021

The commemoration of WFD2021 in the Cook Islands also launched 2021as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables. Held at the Taua Terevete, Avarua, Rarotonga, it was opened by the Secretary of  Agriculture. The opening remarks were delivered by the Minister of Agriculture. Over 45 vendors participated who sold fresh produce, organic  produce, cooked food, seafood, value add...

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Bairiki (Kiribati), 13/10/2021 - 25/10/2021

• A competition aptly called the “Best Farmer” was held as part of the commemoration of WFD2021. It involved farmers from Kiribati, NGOs and hundreds of members of the community. It was one of many activities organised by Kiribati’s Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD), which lasted for five days. 

• On the 25th October 2021, the W...

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Kandoodhoo (Maldives), 13/10/2021 - 15/10/2021

• Local Food fair was held by the island council where local products were displayed by other islands of Thaa atoll 

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Virtual Event, 13/10/2021

The celebration of World Food Day in Chile took place on Wednesday 13 October 2021, during a virtual event convened by the FAO Representation in Chile. The objective of the activity was to dialogue with a group of people representing organisations and sectors of society that work daily to make agri-food systems more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous.  

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Virtual Event, 13/10/2021

FAO, IICA, IFAD and WFP organized a video mapping at the Brazilian Congress with messages from the 4 betters of FAO.

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Virtual Event, 13/10/2021

En atención a las labores por combatir la malnutrición y la pobreza asociada a ella, la Representación de la FAO en Chile busca destacar la labor de quienes luchan a diario por lograr que los sistemas agroalimentarios sean más inclusivos, sostenibles y prósperos, en un momento en el que se requiere una mejor producción, mejor nutrición, un mejor medioambiente y una vida mejor.

Para est...

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Honiara (Solomon Islands), 13/10/2021 - 15/10/2021

The WFD2021 commemoration in the Solomon Islands comprised of a 3 days celebrations. The programme included a float parade before the grand opening. Stakeholders set up stalls to showcase their products. The Prime Minister, Hon. Manasseh Damukana Sogavare attended and launched the 10 years Strategic Plan for Agriculture Sector, at the same time open the three days World Food Day event...

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Virtual Event, 13/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

WFD content has been broadcasted on  the National TV in Uruguay.

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Banswara (India), 14/10/2021

Students of MSB Educational Institute Banswara, Rajasthan will visit the restaurants in the vicinity to create a zero food wastage awareness. They will encourage the habit of packing left over food and giving it to the less privileged as well as paying a fine for the wasted half eaten food.

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Virtual Event, 14/10/2021

FAO – Bahçeşehir University (BAU) cooperation continues flourishing with an event focusing on the role of youth in transforming food and agricultural systems. Being organized within the scope of the World Food Day 2021 celebrations, the event will provide a fertile platform to discuss hot topics such as nutrition, food safety, food systems and smart agriculture practices. Participants of the ...

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Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 14/10/2021

Press-cafe together with the Ministry of Agriculture, which will be held in cooking studio, where FAOR and the Minister will cook a healthy meal together with journalists talking about food security and nutrition.

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Virtual Event, 14/10/2021

Los estudiantes del tercer año de la carrera de Nutrición y Dietética presentarán propuestas diseñadas para alcanzar en República Dominicana para el año 2030, el objetivo 2 del desarrollo sostenible Hambre 0.

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Virtual Event, 14/10/2021

COMSTECH (https://www.comstech.org/) in collaboration with SAWiE (https://sawie.net/ - Sustainable Agriculture, Water, and Intelligent Ecosystem) and UPSIGN (http://www.upsign.org.uk/ - UK-Pakistan Science and Innovation Global Network ) is hosting this year’s World Food Day in Pakistan aims to promote knowledge and support good practices for enhancing agriculture and food production through cl...

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Wau (South Sudan), 14/10/2021

Panel discussion with students from universities in Wau (University of Bahr el-Ghazal and Catholic University/Faculty of Agriculture) on the theme "Our actions are our future. Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life." Th event will be held in Wau at the UNMISS B-Club on Thursday 14 October starting at 16.00 hours.

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Cape Town (South Africa), 14/10/2021 - 15/10/2021

On Friday, 14-10-2021, 6 tons of nutritious, wholesome porridges formulated and manufactured by Holanathi will be packed in a "Pack-Off" at the Grand West Arena in Cape Town. The Miss SA finalists, alongside Holanathi staff, will divide into two teams and race against the clock to pack all 6 tons into 1500 meal boxes. The packed meal boxes will then be distributed to various organisations and c...

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Virtual Event, 14/10/2021

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the United States and World Food Day 2021, FAO North America will co-host a webinar in partnership with Slow Food Turtle Island Association, Slow Food USA, and the Intertribal Agriculture Council’s American Indian Foods Program. The online event will bring together Indigenous chefs from Canada, the United States, and Mexico alongside Indigenous produ...

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Virtual Event, 14/10/2021

OMSTECH is hosting webinar on World Food Day to achieve “Zero Hunger” with theme“Our actions are our future- Better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and better life”. COMSTECH-OIC cooperation on Science and Technology (www.comstech.org) in cooperation with UK-based organizations SAWIE (www.sawie.net) & UPSIGN (www.upsign.org.uk) hosting this year’s World Day in Pakistan...

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Ganja (Azerbaijan), 14/10/2021

During the event, the Panel session is planning to be held with professors, food sector professionals and officials. The event is planning to be held in the Azerbaijan State Agricultural University. More details will come soon.

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Tampa (United States), 14/10/2021 - 16/10/2021

This event heightens the awareness of urban food sovereignty at USF and the larger Tampa Bay community and reinforces the university’s role as the learning and research hub for urban food sovereignty in the region. It brings together students, faculty, local food activists, not-for-profit groups and leaders, government officials, farmers, community gardeners, marketers, and the public for robus...