World Food Day
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations was founded in 1945. To mark this momentous event, the 16th of October each year is celebrated as World Food Day. The day is also famously known as the Food Engineer day. The World Food Day (WFD) was recognized by FAO’s Member Countries at the 20th General Conference of the Organization’s in November 1979. The event was ideated by Dr Pal Romany, the former Hungarian Minister of Agriculture and at the Food Hungarian Delegation a constituent of the 20th Session of the FAO Conference. The day has since habitually observed in more than 150 countries worldwide and raises different issues for discussion for the global misery of hunger and poverty.