October 16 – World Food Day
The food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations celebrates World Food Day in commemoration of its founding on October 16, 1945 in Québec City.
For a number of years GRICS sponsored a live teleconference produced by the US National Committee for World Food Day. The teleconferences revolved around the complex problems that yearly lead to millions of people dying of starvation or of chronic malnutrition. The teleconferences included a question-and-answer period in which participants from around North America, including here in Québec, asked questions of international food security experts. Typing – World Food Day...read more