World Food Day is celebrated worldwide on 16 October every year in honor of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945, with the World Food Program and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
It’s said that a concerted effort across 150 countries made World Food Day one of the most celebrated days on the UN calendar. Multiple events and outreach activities bring together governments, businesses, NGOs, the media and the public. But this year, on World Food Day 2020, is at an exceptional moment on the occasion of the 75th anniversary, countries around the world are working on the broader impact of the global COVID-19 epidemic.
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the FAO organization this year, the theme of 2020 decides as “Grow, nourish, sustain. Together”.
This Food Day is not only to celebrate the great food worldwide that we have the special opportunity to engage with, but also to raise awareness among those who do not have such an opportunity. There are people all over the world who are suffering from hunger. We celebrate this day to reduce the problem of starvation, which is a huge problem in several countries.
This food day, we should help starve. Search the nearest food bank and donate as much money as we can and thus can help the hungry. And in this pandemic, when millions of people lose their minimum source of income, the line on the graph chart of starvation increases a lot.
On this day one can help raise awareness in society about what the body needs for a healthy lifestyle by raising awareness about healthy diet and nutrition. Education about healthy diet has increased and the foods that are good and bad for our body are the most basic and important knowledge. World Food Day gives us a great opportunity to learn more and be aware of it.
Rallies are not allowed in epidemics, but in other ways one can serve their best as a human being on this World Food Day. And thus can justify this year’s theme. “Growth, nourish, sustain. Together ” This is the main aim of this day is to reduce food security especially in times of crisis.