FAO's scientific contributions

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... One-third of food produced, which roughly amounts to 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted and if managed properly this could substantially contribute to global food security. Food loss in high-and middle-income countries is related mainly to consumer behaviour whereas food loss in low-income countries is often caused by logistical limitations in the food supply chain (FAO 2011, World Bank 2018 There is less availability of resources like water, land, labour force whereas the global population is increasing exponentially. Therefore sustainable production and consumption in a responsible manner is need of the time. ...