Food Wastage: Between the Farm and Kitchen

The world needs more food to feed itself. But how much more do we really need to grow? Of the food crops we already grow, an appalling amount is wasted, while significant amounts turn into cattle feed and biofuels

Jasodhara Banerjee
Published: Oct 26, 2013 07:11:19 AM IST
Updated: Oct 22, 2013 05:17:52 PM IST
Food Wastage: Between the Farm and Kitchen


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  • Dr.a.jagadeesh

    Good article. WASTE NOT AND WANT NOT is the best adage in the Indian context. Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP),India

    on Nov 1, 2013
  • Harshavardhan

    we Indians out of 100% production we waste more than 50% because of governments great work in storage facility and talk about malnutrition everyday.

    on Oct 30, 2013
  • Asit Kumardas

    Produce LESS; Food,Human beings etc.

    on Oct 26, 2013