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Global Food Losses and Food Waste

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has just launched the report, “Global Food Losses and Food Waste”. The study found that roughly one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year – approximately 1.3 billion tons – gets lost or wasted. Here are the report’s other major findings: -Industrialized and developing …
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Making Integrated Food-Energy Systems Work for People and Climate

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has just published the report, “Making Integrated Food-Energy Systems (IFES) Work for People and Climate: An Overview”. The study shows that producing food and energy side-by-side may offer one of the best formulas for boosting countries’ food and energy security while simultaneously reducing poverty. The …
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World Summit on Food Security 2009

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently holding a World Summit on Food Security to agree key actions to tackle the hunger crisis. Global food insecurity has worsened during the last year due to the global economic crisis and continues to represent a serious threat for humanity. The summit gives a new momentum to …
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