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World Food Day 2021: Theme, Significance and tips to reduce food waste

World Food Day 2021: Know more on its date, theme, significance and tips to reduce food waste

World Food Day 2021: Let’s discuss the theme, significance, history, and steps to reduce food waste and promote local ecosystems.

World Food Day 2021 is celebrated on 16th October all over the world.

Being an initiative by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, the global event marks a day calling for worldwide awareness and collective action to combat the issue of hunger, and ensure healthy diets for all. Here’s all you need to know about this special day.

Collective action across 150 countries is what makes World Food Day one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. Hundreds of events and outreach activities bring together governments, businesses, NGOs, the media, and general public. They promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all.

#WorldFoodDay 2021 will be marked a second time while countries around the world deal with the widespread effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic. It’s a time to look into the future we need to build together.

World Food Day 2021 theme

The theme of World Food Day 2020 was “Grow, nourish and maintain. Together. Our actions are our future.” This was decided looking at millions suffering during the pandemic in mind. This year’s focus is on celebrating food heroes and individuals who have helped build a sustainable world where no one needs to be hungry.

World Food Day 2021 History

In 1945, the United Nations recognized food as a right and not a privilege, and hence the World Food Day was created which is observed annually on October 16 since 1979. The day aims at drawing attention to the plight of the hungry.

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