Habits can change. Here are some easy things you can do to be a Food Hero and make not wasting food a way of life. FAO also offers new ideas to plan a sustainable next holiday by avoiding over-eating and food waste, as well as a poster to print and decorate your fridge to help your family understand our goals.
The International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV) aims to raise awareness of the nutritional and health benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption, as well as promoting policy changes and sharing good practices. Fruits and vegetables also promote balanced diets and healthy lifestyles, and their consumption reduces loss and waste of food. Visit its website and learn more!
International days and weeks are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity. The existence of international days predates the establishment of the United Nations, but the UN has embraced them as a powerful advocacy tool. We also mark other UN observances.