The World Milk Day is observed every year on June 1 across the world to recognize importance of milk as a global food. Observance of this day also aims to celebrate important contributions of the dairy sector to sustainability, economic development, livelihoods and nutrition. The theme of this year is ‘Drink Milk: Today & Everyday’
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
It is specialised agency of United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. UN Economic and Social Council (UNESC) is its parent organisation. It was established in October 1945. It is headquartered in Rome, Italy. 197 countries are its member states along with European Union.