Approximately $940 billion worth of food is lost or wasted each year throughout the entire food supply chain.
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The Food Sustainability Index offers insights that can help countries feed people with a minimal ecological footprint.
The global food system puts significant pressure on the world’s natural resources and is a major contributor of GHG emissions. At the same time, a large amount of the food produced by this system is either lost or wasted each year.
An astounding one third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted between the farm and the fork. Just think about that for a moment.
The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published on his DG Corner blog. The holiday season is just over. In the past few weeks, numerous families around the globe filled their plates with holiday-themed food and…