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World Food Day Focuses on Rural Poverty, Migrants

October 16, is World Food Day. It marks the founding of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization 70 years ago, following World War II. The day is observed every year to raise awareness about ongoing hunger and poverty. The theme for this year’s World Food Day is "Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty." It’s in line with the FAO’s new State of Food and Agriculture report that called for “sustained private and public investments and social...

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