Pope considers hunger as a disgrace to humanity

Bulgaria India's Prime Minister Released a Commemorative Coin of Rs 75 Denomination to Mark the 75th Anniversary of FAO

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"We produce enough food to feed over 7 billion people, and yet 690 million go to bed hungry each night", Beasley said.

Throughout the world, however, food security faces challenges caused by the pandemic. Referring to solutions to crack down this scourge, Pope Francis noted that sometimes the dialectic or ideological debates 'take us far from achieving this goal and we allow our brothers and sisters to continue dying for lack of food.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, in 1945, began celebrating WFD on October 16.

Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, MP, presided over the function while Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder, MP, Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim, MP, and parliamentary committee Chairman of the agriculture ministry Matia Chowdhury, MP, spoke on the occasion.

FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu put FAO's role into a historical context.

World Food Day 2020 is a call to "Grow, nourish, sustain together", because "our actions are our future".

Stable food production and prices in China will contribute greatly to global food security, which has been challenged by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a major body of the United Nations said. In order to draw attention toward the menace of hunger and create awareness of food security, World Food Day is observed every year. The groups came together in a bid to reverse rising rates of hunger, which is responsible for almost half of all child deaths, and now threatens to claim the lives of 10,000 more children each month due to the secondary impacts of COVID-19. "But Bangladesh must not be affected by it and its people would not suffer from it", she said.

"CS-SUNN urges government at all levels to prioritize the food and nutrition needs of the poorest and most vulnerable households in Nigeria by expanding and improving emergency food assistance and social protection programmes".

Furthermore, the 2020 World Food Day presents an opportunity to express gratitude to farmers and workers across the food supply chain, whom the organization referred to as the Food Heroes, who regardless of the circumstances, continue to provide food to their communities and even beyond.

In the same spirit, we acknowledge the contributions of many non-governmental and non-profit organisations like "Food for All Africa", which is also been celebrated today for its vast contributions to reducing hunger especially at the height the Covid-19 pandemic here in Ghana.

Gisele Bündchen believes in the power of food.

To keep moving the wheels of the country's economy, the premier said, the government has given stimulus packages in every sector worth Tk 112,633 crore which is four percent of the GDP.

Mentioning that the country has faced cyclone and flood amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Prime Minister said, "The people of Bangladesh is very courageous and they have the ability to face any situation".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative coins of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th Anniversary of FAO today through video conferencing.

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