World Food Day
World Food Day 2018
The National Food and Nutrition Security Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment & Sustainable Development, The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and the World Food Day Committee, cordially invite you and your organization to this year’s World Food Day event, that is being observed under the theme “OUR ACTIONS ARE OUR FUTURE. A #ZERO HUNGER WORLD BY 2030 IS POSSIBLE”.
World Food Day is celebrated annually on October 16th by 150 countries across the world in support of the FAO’s mission to use the event to raise awareness and to gather greater support and understanding to the approaches that can help to end world hunger.
In Belize this year’s annual World Food Day event will be held on Friday October 19th, 2018 at the Julian Cho High School, Toledo District, with the opening ceremony commencing at 9:00 a.m.
The World Food Day Program of activities features ethnic food dishes from Belize, displays of various types of locally processed foods and meats, cultural presentations, commercial and agricultural displays and other activities promoting food and nutrition security, so as to help spread awareness and appreciation for the various contributions of agriculture to our Belizean culture.