The day is celebrated by many organizations concerned with food security. The theme for this year is Change the future migration. Invest in food security and rural development.
In over 150 countries across the world are organized events to promote awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.
Hunger, poverty, increased conflict, political instability, and an increase in extreme weather events linked to climate change are important factors contributing to the migration challenge.
In 2015, there were 244 million international migrants, 40% more than in 2000.
Read more about it here: World Food Day 2017