How to tackle food loss and waste?

14 October 2019

Every year, around one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted.

Food loss and waste has all kinds of consequences for economies, food security and the environment.

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, explains where exactly these losses are occurring along the food chain, from farm to fork, and how countries are stepping up to tackle the problem.

Andrea Cattaneo, a senior economist at FAO, outlines the report.

Audio Credit:
Charlotta Lomas/ FAO
Audio Duration:
5'48"

 

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