World Food Day celebrated at Sindh varsity
HYDERABAD: Institute of Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Technology (IBNFT), University of Sindh Jamshoro celebrated World Food Day under the theme “Leave No One Behind- Safe Food Today for Healthy Tomorrow” by arranging an awareness walk here on Tuesday.
A number of students along with faculty members started the walk led by the director of the institute Professor Dr. Naseem Aslam Chana from the Institute of Biochemistry, passing through the Institute of Art and Design and the Arts Faculty Building to Zero Point. After reaching Zero Point, speeches were made to highlight the importance of food. The speakers urged the people not to waste food.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Naseem Aslam Chana said that there was a lot of potential in the food sector in the country; consequently, the farmers should be provided with information about new technologies and innovations and they ought to be given facilities to ensure maximum yield in order to avoid food insecurity and crisis.
“We can eliminate food shortages by ensuring utmost food production”, she said.
It may be noted that the World Food Day is celebrated every year at the University of Sindh to discuss ways to end hunger, food insecurity, poverty, climate change, healthy diet and lifestyle. There is a need to raise awareness about food security to the masses belonging to rural areas of the country.