World Food Day is celebrated World Wide to commemorate the founding of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations.
National Agro Foundation organized a one day event on the theme “Change the future of migration, Invest in food security and rural development” on 27th October 2017 in association with College of Food and Dairy Technology (CFDT)-TANUVAS. The event was purported to play a significant role in creating awareness on the opportunities and benefits of food processing, especially to the rural folks. It attracted people of all economic strata from rural areas who contemplate migration to urban areas in search of livelihood prospects. Techniques in preparation novel and nutritious food products were disseminated and people were encouraged to take up the food business as a potential venture.
As a part of the event several competitions, lectures and discussions on food and dairy processing were arranged to spread the message on importance of food processing.
Around 200 participants from members from rural farming community, students, food processing industries and entrepreneurs participated in the event held at CFDT Campus at Koduvalli, Alamati.
The event was jointly organized by National Agro Foundation (NAF) and College of Food and Dairy technology (CFDT).