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Feeding the planet, energy for life

Will we be able to provide healthy and sustainable food to a growing population? An introduction to the theme of Expo 2015

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Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity

The waste of a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year is not only causing major economic losses but also wreaking significant harm on the natural resources that humanity relies upon to feed itself, says a new FAO report.

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Face-to-face interview on Food Waste in Africa

Food production must clearly increase significantly to meet the future demands of an increasing and more affluent world population. Considering the number of people starving worldwide – 925 million in 20101 – and the growing population – 9 billion people by 2050 – the subject of food losses and waste has become one of utmost concern. Is Africa prepared to face this challenge? Read the face-to-face interview with Robert Van Otterdijk (FAO) and the Britain activist Tristram Stuart.

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Food: Fighting against losses in developing countries and waste in rich countries

More than a third of global food production, the equivalent of 1.3 billion tons, was partly burnt out. Reducing this waste is a challenge that all countries must seize said Michael Hailu, Director of the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development (CTA) ACP-EU during the last Brussels Development Briefing* which was held in Brussels in late June on wastage in the food chain.

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Food Waste in Time of Crisis

Food production must clearly increase significantly to meet the future demands of an increasing and more affluent world population. Considering the number of people starving worldwide – 925 million in 2010 – and the growing population – 9 billion people by 2050 – the subject of food losses and waste has become one of utmost concern. The next Brussels Development Briefing, co-organised by CTA on 26 June, will address the concerns revolving around global hunger, food security, sustainability and waste recovery.

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