World Food Day is celebrated every year on 16 October. The World Food Programme is a key participant in this global movement and uses it to highlight how it helps fight hunger worldwide.

Past World Food Day Activities

World Food Day 2013

On World Food Day 2013, we highlighted how The World Food Programme's cash vouchers help provide food assistance to Syrian refugees.

World Food Day 2012

In 2012, the focus of the World Food Programme's World Food Day activies was on school meals. We provided a glimpse in the into the world of Molly, a young girl from the Mathare slum in Nairobi, Kenya. She is one of 20 million chlidren around the world who receive a meal in school every day thanks to the World Food Programme.