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World Food Day is October 16

Achieving Zero Hunger is not only about addressing hunger, but also nourishing people, while nurturing the planet. This year, World Food Day calls for action across sectors to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone. At the same time, it calls on everyone to start thinking about what we eat.

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. Make #WorldFoodDay your day – share your individual action for #ZeroHunger or join the call by developing a 4-H group event or activity.

International World Food Day Poster contest (Age 5-19) Deadline Nov. 8, 2019

Children and teens all over the world are invited to use their imagination and create a poster that illustrates their idea of what needs to be done to make healthy diets available for everyone and how each of us can improve our diets. Take a photo or scan your poster and submit your entry by filling out the form on website. Three winners in each age category will be selected and announced in December. Winners will be promoted by FAO offices (Food and Agriculture Organization) around the world and receive a surprise gift bag and Certificate of Recognition.