The 40th World Food Day and 75 years of FAO: Our actions today are our future tomorrow
17:02 - 23/10/2020
(VNFU Website) – Recently, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) cooperated with the Vietnam University of Agriculture (VNUA) to celebrate the 40th World Food Day and 75 years anniversary of FAO's founding (October 16th, 1945 - October 16th, 2020).



The juries scores for the pictures for the contest 

Attending the ceremony, on behalf of MARD, Mr. Le Quoc Doanh - Deputy Minister of Agricultural and Rural Development and the guests came from United Nations in Hanoi, FAO Vietnam, Ambassador of the Italian in Vietnam, Representative of UNESCO, Director of the Institute of Nutrition and representatives from other units under MARD, leaders and nearly 200 cadres, officials, lecturers and students of the Vietnam University of Agriculture.

 On the side of Vietnam Farmers’ Union, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Dinh - Vice Chairman of VNFU Central Executive Committee attended the celebration.

 World Food Day 2020 has the theme "Joining hands for the future: Growth, Nourish and sustain". This is an opportunity to call for global cooperation and solidarity to ensure coping with the threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic to food security, agricultural livelihoods and security for the most affected people can be self-reliant, resilient to build back better.
 
In addition, the FAO Vietnam also cooperated with the VNUA Student Association to launch a drawing contest in response to World Food Day. The contest attracted the attention of a large number of students of the university with more than 100 entries. The Organizing Committee selected 15 individuals with the best entries to award the prizes (including 01 First prize, 02 Second prizes, 03 Third prizes and 09 Consolation prizes).

Tai Thang translated by Tai Thang
Nguồn: VNFU Portal
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