Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Cutting Food Waste in Developed and Developing Countries - An IE Challenge

Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption is wasted every year in production, distribution and consumption processes. In absolute terms, losses and waste come to 1.3 billion tonnes per year. Losses are in production, harvest, post harvest and processing phases. There are more in developing countries. Waste occurs in distribution and consumption stages and they are more in developing countries.

http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/74192/icode/  11 May 2011

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