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2019 World Food Day - 9th Annual, Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference
by Michael Harris
Tuesday Oct 1st, 2019 8:40 AM
World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945
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2019 World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger.

Our 9th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference has brought together leading creative minds from around the world to expand the positive relationship between California and the Pan African Diaspora.

Our California Black Agriculture Working Group has played an essential role in bringing this amazing opportunity to the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America."

World Food Day is Held annually on 16th October, people from around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate worldwide hunger.

Since the creation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1945, events have been organized in over 150 countries across the world, making it one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar.

California and the Pan African Diaspora has a unique role and responsibility to promote local and worldwide awareness, while offering culturally appropriate solutions for those who suffer from hunger.

Classicial African Civilizations may hold the key to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all, utilizing our ancient values with appropriate technology is the hope of Leidesdorff Ranch and Policy Research Center.

Beyond the focus of the day is a global public policy conversation that empowers communities toward greater control that actializes food as a basic and fundamental human right.

Today, in a world of billions, over 820 million people worldwide sufferi chronic undernourishment, 60% are women and almost five million children under the age of five die of malnutrition-related causes every day.

It’s also very important to note that while millions go hungry, 672 million people suffer from obesity, and a further 1.3 billion are overweight.

Together, we mark this new beginning, 400 Year of Return, Genesis 15:12-14, 2019 World Food Day.

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