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Yolanda Kakabadse: Food waste and loss put nature and life at risk

Published 31 May 2017

Every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food, approximately one third of total production, are wasted or lost. If wasted food was a country, it would be the third largest producer of carbon dioxide in the world, after the United States and China. Food waste and loss put nature and life at risk. Addressing food waste is key in the fight against climate change, against global hunger and towards achieving several other SDGs. Where are the opportunities, and where are the challenges? Yolanda Kakabadse, President of WFF International discusses.

Watch the video recording of the lecture here

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