The SABC Joins the World in Celebrating World Food Day

Date: Oct 16, 2019

The SABC joins the world in celebrating World Food Day.

World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger and is held annually on 16th October, people from around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate worldwide hunger from our lifetime.

The day also celebrates the establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in 1945. Events will be held on the day creating and promoting awareness and action against hunger, the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.

In the world today, about 820 million suffer from chronic undernourishment, 60 % of women and almost five million children under the age of five perish due to malnutrition related causes.  
The SABC as a public broadcaster supports the total eradication of hunger in our lifetime.

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