"World Food Day - Safe and Sustainable Food" event was organized by Istanbul Technical University (ITU) within the scope of 16 October World Food Day.
The event, organized in cooperation with the Sustainability Office and the Safe and Sustainable Food Commission, was concluded with student presentations, poster competitions, and the distribution of awards.
In the opening speech of the event, our Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Lütfiye Durak Ata made a presentation about our Sustainability Office and the importance of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for ITÜ
The event continued with the speeches of Food Rescue Association President Berat İnci, Malty Founding Partner Elif Özcü, and Gurmedenal Production Manager Savaş Pınar on Sustainable Food systems.
In addition to the "End Hunger (SDG-2)" and "Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG-12)" targets, the importance of "Partnerships for Goals (SDG-17)" was also emphasized within the scope of Food Day. It was emphasized that the solution to the problem of food waste, which is one of the main causes of carbon footprint, is hidden in collaborations and partnerships.
In the poster competition organized under the title of "End Hunger, One of the Sustainable Development Goals, and Product or Process Development within the Scope of Responsible Consumption and Production", poster presentations of our winning project groups were made and their awards were presented.