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World Food Day

Every year, the World Food Day is celebrated on October 16. It is celebrated widely by World Health Organisation, International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme. Origin The World Food Day was established at the 20th General Conference of the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations in 1979. Th idea was ..

World Food Day celebrated on October 16

World Food Day is observed every year on October 16. Year 2021 marked the 76th World Food Day. Key facts This day makes human realise how privileged are they to gorge on the delicacies from across the world as well as raises awareness regarding deprived & not-so-privileged people. It acknowledges the founding of Food and ..

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Rajasthan launched nutrition-focused programmes for women & children

Rajasthan government launched a series of nutrition-focused welfare programmes for the benefit of women and children who are affected by disruption in routine schemes. Key Points Women and children in Rajasthan are affected due to disruption of schemes such as Integrated Child Development Services and midday meal scheme amid the covid-19 pandemic. State government is ..

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India to become free of Trans Fat by 2022

On October 16, 2020, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that India has set a target of becoming trans-fat free by 2022. This target is year ahead of the target of World Health Organisation. The announcement was made when the Minister presided over an event organised by the food safety and Standards Authority ..

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October 16: World Food Day

The World Food Day is celebrated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization on October 16 every year. It is concerned with hunger, food security. The celebrations include International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme. The World Food Day also marks the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization. At first, ..

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WFP launchs campaign ‘Feed Our Future’ against hunger and malnutrition in India

On the occasion of 2019 World Food Day (WFD), the United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP) has launched its global cinema campaign  ‘Feed Our Future’  in India with support from UFO Moviez to engage and motivate moviegoers to help in spreading awareness and working towards creating a world with Zero Hunger. The new campaign aims ..

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