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Farmers in Sudan lose up to 40% of their crops every year. Our hermetic bags cost just $2 and reduce loss to less than 2%.
Extreme temperatures. Dropped from a plane. Springing leaks. These are the food safety considerations of the largest hunger-fighting organization in the world.
Morality, sustainability, access, privilege - we asked people around the world why it's important not to waste food.
Global hunger isn’t about a lack of food. There’s enough to feed all of us. Unfortunately, one third of all the food produced for humans never actually gets eaten.
Lost and wasted food might not seem like humanitarian issues, but they are. The way we grow, store, transport, sell and consume our food all contribute directly to the health of our global climate. Here's how.
Global hunger isn’t about a lack of food. Right now, the world produces enough food to nourish every man, woman and child on the planet.
New recipes are changing the way Brazil treats food waste. No longer thrown away, beetroot leaves, carrot tops and pumpkin peels give more nutrients and flavor to dishes.
In Malawi, a group of farmers has learned how to fight food waste and turn a profit. The money now pays for things like food, school fees, soap and livestock.
“If we wish to build a future where no one is left behind, we must create a present that radically rejects the squandering of food," says Pope Francis.
#StoptheWaste is a global campaign to raise awareness about the huge amounts of edible food that is discarded every day – a habit that must be overcome if we are to make real progress in eradicating global hunger.
Ready for Storage! With hermetic bags, smallholder farmers retain more than 98 % of their harvest! In Malawi, WFP has trained 61,000 members of farmer organizations, 49 percent of whom were women, in post-harvest handling so they can #StopThe Waste and make more money.