Today , a number of Kenyans honored the World Food Day by sharing photos of food, celebrating farmers, chefs, naming restaurant that stand out; as well as creating awareness on how to end hunger. Every year is celebrated with a different theme and this year’s theme is hunger world free by 2020.
World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organizations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
The World Food Day theme for 2014 was Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth”; in 2015 it was “Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty”; in 2016 it is Climate Change: “Climate is changing. (As cited in the Wikipedia)
Celebrating world food day and flagging off the race for
#zerohunger in Kenya! Special moment celebrating together one month after breaking WR in Berlin.
— Eliud Kipchoge (@EliudKipchoge) October 16, 2018
@Greenpeaceafric, through the Chakula cha Afya/ Healthy Food Campaign aims to call attention to Kenya’s broken food system, by penning an open letter to supermarkets and submitting a petition to Ministry of Agriculture on 16 October 2018 – World Food Day (WFD). #EcologicalFarming pic.twitter.com/1BuLJWdLOE
— JMEKA (@philogutu) October 16, 2018
Happy World Food Day from Kalro Njoro, Nakuru!
Helping achieve #ZeroHunger
— FAO in Kenya (@FAOKenya) October 16, 2018
Happy World Food Day! We believe in a world with #ZeroHunger! We’re working with our donors and partners to ensure children have adequate, healthy and nutritious food they need for a solid start. #WFD2018 #Children #foodsecurity #WorldFoodDay pic.twitter.com/kPZPofoUvS
— ChildFund Kenya (@ChildFundKenya) October 16, 2018