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Food wastage footprint. Impacts on natural resources

Food wastage footprint. Impacts on natural resources
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). September 2013
  • This report provides a global account of the environmental footprint of food wastage along the food supply chain, focusing on impacts on climate, water, land and biodiversity. Impact of food wastage has been assessed along the complete supply chain, from the field to the end-of-life of food. A specific chapter dedicated to water quantifies the amount of water wasted due to food waste.
  • Main themes: Environment, Food security, Water footprint, Water scarcity
  • Main target audience: Agriculture sector, Communicators, Governments
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Assessment report
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Published in 2015