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Food saved is as important as food produced.

The purpose of this paper is to set out clearly to the global community – member states, producers, businesses, financial institutions, civil society, donors – that public capital needs to be optimised and repurposed and private capital needs to be scaled and redirected to invest in a healthier, more equitable and more sustainable way of produci

The month of July saw the greatest increase in COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country since the start of the pandemic, however the number of confirmed new cases steadily declined during August from a daily average of 1,900 to 151 per day.

The world is not on track to achieve zero hunger by 2030 and many of the indicators for the environmental dimension of the Sustainable Development Goals are not moving the right direction. The global food system is witnessing dramatic challenges that threaten the health of people, our environment and our economies.

Agriculture is the largest single source of environmental degradation, responsible for over 30% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, 70% of freshwater use and 80% of land conversion: it is the single largest driver of biodiversity loss (Foley et al. 2011, 2005; IPBES 2019; Willett et al. 2019).

The estimated economic value of post-harvest losses in India was INR 926.51 billion (USD 15.19 billion) in 2014. While this is an underestimation of overall food loss and waste in India, India ranks only 94th out of 107 countries on the 2020 Global Hunger Index.

Driven to Waste: Global Food Loss on Farms, a new report from WWF and Tesco, reveals an estimated 2.5 billion tonnes of food goes uneaten around the world each year. That is an increase of approximately 1.2 billion tonnes on the established estimates of 1.3 billion tonnes wasted each year.

The State of Food Waste in West Asia highlights the potential of promoting sustainable lifestyles and empowering youth to positively impact at the consumer level.

Using household consumption data collected in 2017/18, this paper analyzes patterns of urban and rural food consumption in Senegal. It adopt two methodological approaches.

Studies of livelihoods and food systems since the start of the global pandemic in 2020 have shown a consistent pattern: the primary risks to food and livelihood security are at the household level.

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