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Eating Packaged Foods? Just Go Through This Before Doing So

Eating Packaged Foods? Just Go Through This Before Doing So | Post harvest losses | Scoop.it
Are you eating packaged foods? Then read the health hazards of packaged foods before eating them. The preservatives used in them may be potentially harm our

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Africa loses food valued at USD 4 b annually due to post-harvest losses

Africa loses food valued at USD 4 b annually due to post-harvest losses | Post harvest losses | Scoop.it

Food valued at over USD 4 billion dollars is lost every year in Africa as a result of post-harvest inefficiencies across the agricultural value chain, an international workshop on post-harvest losses heard Wednesday.  


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The Global Food Waste Scandal

The Global Food Waste Scandal | Post harvest losses | Scoop.it
Check out this TED talk on food waste by Tristram Stuart, author of Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal, founder of Feeding the 5000, and author of Chapter 9 in State of the World 2011, “Post-Harvest Losses: A Neglected Field.” Stuart discusses shocking data on food waste, such as the fact that most European and American countries stock up to two times as much food in stores and restaurants as is nutritionally required to feed their populations; the surplus is either lost as waste or eaten in excess.

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There can be no sustainable adaptation without good governance

There can be no sustainable adaptation without good governance | Post harvest losses | Scoop.it
While climate change is a reflection of environmental crisis, and adaptation planning and research are both essential, it is a folly to neglect links to developmental challenges, argues Steve Arowolo (There can be no sustainable adaptation without...
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