An important way to address global food security is to make better use of the food already produced. Since at least one third of global food is wasted before consumption, there are enormous incentives to cut this waste and create a more sustainable food system. This paper focuses upon saving food loss at the supermarket level in the US and channeling this food stream in new and efficient ways to those in hunger.

The main objective of this study titled, “All India Cold-chain Infrastructure Capacity (Assessment of Status & Gap)”, is a comprehensive evaluation of the pan-India consumption of perishable food items, to assess the demand, current status and gaps in cold-chain infrastructure so as to provide significant assessments for future policy develo

The Adani Group officials today met Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and showed keen interest to construct state-of-the-art silos at several locations in the state.

Cash transfers, devolution of procurement & stocking burden, changes in MSP policy, full ops computerisation

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala disclosed at a Press meet here on Thursday that the refinance support of the bank in the current financial

This policy-oriented report from the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) presents a synthesis of existing evidence about the causes of food losses and waste and suggests action to reduce them in order to improve food and nutrition security and the sustainability of food systems.

The government will rope in private players to provide

India, the world’s second largest producer of fruits and vegetables, is throwing away fresh produce worth Rs133 bn every year because of lack of adequate cold storage facilities and refrigerated transport, according to data compiled in this new report by Emerson Climate Technologies

Despite lack of agreement among negotiators on the “small package” of measures for the WTO’s Ninth Ministerial Conference in Bali, draft texts on farm trade are being sent on to ministers. Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, however, has clarified that these measures would not be presented as “agreed.” The current package had been put forward as a down-payment on a bigger set of issues under negotiation as part of the Doha Round of trade talks, which were declared at an impasse in 2011.

Even before it is put into execution, UPA-II’s big-ticket scheme, the Food Security Bill, seems to be facing hurdles from within.

The Congress-led government in Maharashtra has told the Centre that it is already facing a severe financial crunch and is capable of footing only 10% of the Rs-600 crore annual cost that is needed for transportation, storage and distribution of grains to implement the food security programme in the state.