International Year of Fruits & Vegetables 2021

SHAFFE and its country members are committed to celebrating the International year of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables (IYFV).

The International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV), as declared by the UN General Assembly in Resolution A/RES/74/244, aims at raising awareness of, directing policy attention to, and sharing good practices on the nutritional and health benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption, the contribution of fruit and vegetable consumption to the promotion of diversified, balanced and healthy diets and lifestyles, and reducing loss and waste of fruits and vegetables.

Amongst the objectives of the IYFV 2021 is the raising awareness of the nutrition and health benefits of fruits consumption.