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Better Infrastructure Would Cut Food Waste (Wall Street Journal)

Feb 22, 2015
United States

IFPRI’s Mark Rosegrant, director of the Environment and Production Technology Division, told The Wall Street Journal that investment in both infrastructure and agricultural research is pivotal for Indonesia to continue its growth in food security. Rosegrant was an author of the Food Security and Nutrtion assessment paper done as part of the Copenhagen Consensus Center's post-2015 Consensus project, that said reducing post-harvest food waste by just 10% could not only reduce food prices, but also prevent 60 million people from going hungry.

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