United nations has declared 2021 the international year of fruits and vegetables. the initiative was launched to promote healthier diets and improved nutrition worldwide. the un is working with governments, the private sector, and civil society to achieve these goals.
the initiative was launched in 2021 and is being implemented worldwide. the initiative aims to increase access to healthy, affordable, and sustainable diets, reduce food loss and waste, and promote the production, consumption, and trade of fruits and vegetables.
the initiative is promoting the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, increasing access to them, promoting sustainable production and consumption, reducing food loss and waste, strengthening food systems, improving nutrition education, and promoting the sustainable management of natural resources and the conservation of biodiversity. the aim is to improve nutrition and reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, and some cancers.