Today is the World Food Day at the Expo 2015 Milan.
The event is organized by FAO. There will be the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella.
The list of speakers includes also José Graziano da Silva (FAO Director General),Paolo Gentiloni (Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs), Maurizio Martina (Italian Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry), Kanayo F. Nwanze (President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development – IFAD), Ertharin Cousin (Executive Director of the World Food Program – WFP) and Giuliano Pisapia (Mayor of Milan).
Launched in 1979, this year’s World Food Day celebrates the 70th anniversary of FAO and will develop the theme: “Social Protection and Agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty.”
There’s no better location for it than the Expo, given that the main theme of the Exposition is “Feed the Planet- Energy for life”.