The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will on Sunday October 16 observe World Food Day 2022 under the theme, “Leave No One Behind:
Better Production, Better Nutrition, Better Environment, Better Life.”
And, this country’s Ministry of Agriculture will celebrate the event by hosting a ceremony and exhibition today, October 14 at the Park Hill Playing Field.
A number of booths will showcase agricultural produce, arts, craft, and horticulture among other areas.
The exhibition will open at begins at 2:00 p.m. and will hear from a number of keynote speakers, a release from the Ministry of Agriculture said.
According to the FAO, World Food Day 2022 is being observed in a year in which the world has been adversely affected by multiple global challenges inclusive of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, as well as other international tensions, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and rising prices.
The Theme, “Leave NO ONE Behind: Better Production, Better Nutrition, Better Environment, Better Life,” speaks to the fact that while strides have been made towards building a better world, too many people have been left behind.