Central America faces major crop losses due to El Niño

Sep 14, 15 Central America faces major crop losses due to El Niño

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This year’s cereal outputs in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua have been severely reduced because of the dry weather associated with the El Niño weather phenomenon, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today. El Niño, a weather phenomenon characterized by abnormal warming of surface waters...

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Cut food waste by a quarter for Zero Hunger

Aug 13, 15 Cut food waste by a quarter for Zero Hunger

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With the global population rising, wastage of products including 45% of all fruit and vegetables and 20% of meat is one of the greatest challenges to achieving food security THE GUARDIAN | 13 August 2015 – If the amount of food wasted around the world were reduced by just 25% there would be enough food to feed all the people...

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How cutting food waste could help the climate

Jul 21, 15 How cutting food waste could help the climate

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The world’s gluttony is gushing carbon. Is it time to dial down excess and combat climate change? RTCC | 16 July 2015 – The low hanging fruit in tackling climate change is literally rotting. The planet is producing a third more food that it consumes, stoking global warming as forests give way to crops and freight...

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FAO, Autogrill partner to reduce food waste

Jul 08, 15 FAO, Autogrill partner to reduce food waste

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UN agriculture agency partners with Italy’s Autogrill to cut food waste and support small farmers UN NEWS CENTRE | 8 July 2015 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization today announced a partnership with Autogrill –the multinational food and beverage provider best known for its full-service highway rest stops and...

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Top consumer brands pledge to halve food waste by 2025

Jun 25, 15 Top consumer brands pledge to halve food waste by 2025

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REUTERS | 25 June 2015 – The world’s top food and drink companies have promised to halve the food they waste by 2025, seeking to preempt government regulation prompted by concern about the environmental, economic and social costs of such inefficiency. The Paris-based Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), a network of some 400...

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Australia: Zero Waste, Zero Hunger

Jun 05, 15 Australia: Zero Waste, Zero Hunger

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“Halving our $10b food waste bill” THE LAND | 5 June 2015 – In an attempt to cut Australia’s $10 billion annual food waste bill by half over the next 10 years, parliament is set to engage in the rare space of multi-party policy engagement. In Canberra on Thursday, Environment Minister Greg Hunt announced he would...

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