World Food Day is celebrated on October 16th each year to raise awareness about the global issue of hunger and to promote efforts to alleviate it. This day was established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in 1979 and has been observed annually since then.
The primary goal of World Food Day is to emphasize the importance of food security and to advocate for the eradication of hunger and malnutrition worldwide. It provides an opportunity for governments, non-governmental organizations, businesses, and individuals to come together to address issues related to food production, distribution, and access. Each year, there is a specific theme for World Food Day, which reflects the current challenges and priorities in the field of food security and agriculture.
Various events and activities take place on World Food Day, such as seminars, conferences, and cultural exhibitions, to promote awareness and encourage action. Organizations and communities often organize food drives and fundraising campaigns to support those in need.
World Food Day serves as a reminder that food is a basic human right, and it encourages people and governments to work towards ensuring that everyone has access to safe, nutritious, and sufficient food. It also highlights the interconnected issues of poverty, sustainability, and global food systems.
As an agent of social development, AREDS has been working dedicatedly in the field of Food Sovereignty.
With the objective of Food sovereignty, production of poison free organic foods and the economic development of farmers, it helped the local farmers to form the farmer producer companies and promoted them into social enterprises.
Now there are four farmer producer companies under the hood that serves the society with their healthy organic agricultural produces