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World Food Day October 16

Today we will tell you today is national what day. Every year, on 16 October, World Food Day and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations celebrates World Food Day, which commemorates the date of its creation in 1945.

World Food Day October 16

World Food Day October 16

The birth of agriculture

Although the shift from hunting and gathering to food production based on crops and livestock – in other words, the birth of agriculture – has occurred independently in many parts of the world, there are about 10,000 years, the history of agriculture is rich in examples of intercultural exchanges with major consequences. The first archaeological trace of agricultural activity in Europe attests to advanced technology, in the absence of more basic tools.

According to a theory in force, the people of the Middle East would have brought their tools and technologies to Europe. It would appear that such migrations of agricultural populations have taken place in Africa, Central and South America, China, India and South-East Asia.

Why did these individuals move? Agriculture, by providing a safer source of food, led to an increase in population, some of which eventually migrated to new land to avoid overpopulation.

Fighting food waste

In 2013, the French government launched a contribution to the day of food in the form of a national day to combat food waste. The goal is to halve the quantities thrown away. We can only welcome this initiative by stigmatizing the behavior of “rich” societies in relation to food!

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