(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) The Big Picture: World Food Day - Zero Hunger Challenge

(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) The Big Picture: World Food Day - Zero Hunger Challenge

Topic: World Food Day - Zero Hunger Challenge

Guest:

  • Tomio Shichiri, (India Representative, Food and Agriculture Organization of U.N.)
  • Dr. Tajamul Haque, (Former Chairman, Commission for Agricultural Cost & Prices)
  • S. P. Sharma, (Chief Economist, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
  • Ajay Dua, (Former Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry)

Topic Description:

The World Food Day is being observed globally on today that is October 16th. It is observed every year in honour of the Food & Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations which was founded in 1945. The World Food Day theme for 2018 is ‘Our actions are our future’, it calls for a global pledge to achieve zero hunger by 2030. FAO claims that the 'unrealistic' target can be achieved if a sustainable lifestyle is adopted globally. According to an FAO report, in a world where millions are forced to sleep hungry every day due to poverty, 672 million people suffer from obesity and 1.3 billion people are overweight owing to sedentary lifestyle and food habits.

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Courtesy: RSTV


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