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.
The Ohio Youth Institute is hosted by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Resources, with support from Farm Credit Mid-America.
It is held at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on the campus of The Ohio State University.
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The next Ohio Youth Institute is set for April 20, 2020 with a paper deadline of March 20, 2020.
In spite of the importance of agriculture as the driving force in the economies of many developing countries, this vital sector is frequently starved of investment.
In particular, foreign aid to agriculture has shown marked declines over the past 20 years. Examples of events across the world held in recent years are listed.
Students from the Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield recently attended the World Food Prize in Iowa, met many world leaders, and learned about fighting world hunger. The Ohio Youth Institute (OYI) is the youth program of the World Food Prize.
The World Food Prize was first awarded in 1986, when Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr.
It has since been observed every year in more than 150 countries, raising awareness of the issues behind poverty and hunger.
Since 1981, World Food Day has adopted a different theme each year in order to highlight areas needed for action and provide a common focus.