WSMD, an initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is celebrated in September. The goal is to organize a day focused on school milk programs, highlighting the importance of milk in student’s diets in cultures around the globe.
Over 40 countries
around the world including China, Iran, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Pakistan,
Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, and Thailand will celebrate WSMD, demonstrating
that interest in school milk is global. Common elements in many of the
events include free milk for students; competitions and sporting events;
milk-related activities in school curricula; teacher support material;
and national figures to endorse the day and school milk programs.
For more information on how WSMD is celebrated around the world please visit: http://www.fao.org/es/ESC/en/15/162/181/events_534.html