Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity - new FAO report
September 11, 2013 United Nations Environment Programme
Direct Economic Costs of $750 billion Annually
Better Policies Required, and “Success Stories” Need to be Scaled Up and Replicated
Rome – 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 released today.