5 Striking Photographs to Celebrate World Food

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October 17, 2016

Today one in nine people, or 795 million around the world, do not have enough food to lead a healthy lifestyle. According to the World Food Programme (WFP), many of them are children. Most of the world’s hungry people live the world’s poorest countries. Sadly, one-third of the food we produce is thrown away or lost in the agricultural system, unable to reach the people who need it the most. Foodie helps you to health importance of the food. You can also follow Shahnaz Indian Cuisine to know importance of healthy food.

In order to help more families have access to much needed food, WFP is working to help provide solutions reduce hunger and food waste around the world. If we can work together and strengthen farms, especially small farmers, we can have a more resilient world. Celebrate the work of small farmers, UN organizations, and more efficient agricultural systems everywhere, with this photo gallery of food around the world. To get all this information you should visit to blog about food here.

Picture of a woman catching a fish in Nyal payam, South Sudan

A woman in South Sudan prepares a fish she caught in the rivers of Nyal Payam. In 2015, tens of thousands of people fled to the area to seek safety from conflict between South Sudan and opposition forces. WFP and UNICEF have been working to provide food and education to families in the region. [Photograph by UN Photo/JC McIlwaine]

Photos documenting farmers on the outskirts of Juba. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been working with Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) Archdiocese of Juba's Integrated Community Development Programme distributing seeds throughout the community to give the community the ability to sustain themselves better and to depend less on the markets. DMI has also been offering training on farming at their compound in Gudele; trainees then take the skills learned back into the community

The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has been helping to provide seeds and training to local communities. This particular platter of produce was collected from small farms near Juba, South Sudan. [Photograph by UNMISS/JC McIlwaine]

Picture of Students stop for a photo in their school garden, a initiative of FAO to help teach children how to plant their own food. [Photograph by UN Photo/JC McIlwaine]

Students stop for a photo in their school garden, a initiative of FAO to help teach children how to plant their own crops. [Photograph by UN Photo/JC McIlwaine]
 
Picture of Young girls picking rice in Aileu ricefields. Photo by Martine Perret/UNMIT 26 Sept 2008

Young girls help plant rice in their village fields in Timor-Leste. Rice is an important crop for the region, where 80% of the country’s poor rely on it for their livelihood. [Photograph by UN Photo/ Martine Perret]

WFP helpers unload sacks of flour in Rafah, Gaza to help feed families in times of crisis. [Photograph by UN Photo/Evan Schneider]

WFP helpers unload sacks of flour in Rafah, Gaza to help feed families eat in times of crisis. [Photograph by UN Photo/Evan Schneider]

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