MI recognizes World Food Day

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On October 16, the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) recognized World Food Day, a day of action against hunger, including with partners in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

On World Food Day, people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime.

Ethiopia

To find out more about MI’s work to reduce undernutrition, read our From the Experts blog “From hopelessness to action in Ethiopia: the significance of the Seqota Declaration,” by MI’s Dr. Abdulaziz Adish, Deputy Regional Director and Nutrition Advisor – Africa.

Learn about the Seqota Declaration and how Ethiopia launched its latest National Nutrition Programme, pledging its commitment to support new nutrition targets to improve the health of all its citizens.

Pakistan

Read about how MI Pakistan and partners hosted a World Food Day celebration seminar to recognize the work accomplished to address poor nutrition in the country, and to continue discussions on how to improve nutrition for Pakistan’s most vulnerable populations.

Afghanistan

Learn about MI Afghanistan collaborating with the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO Afghanistan) to celebrate World Food Day with more than 200 delegates from the government, national and international NGOs and UN agencies.