Would-Be-Trash Veggies Are Being Transformed Into School Meals in Brazil

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.

Stop Wasting Food. Start Feeding Children.

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.

The Pope Is Asking Us to Stop “Squandering” Food and #StoptheWaste

“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.

United Nations World Food Programme Launches Global Movement to Help Fight Food Waste

#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.

The power of hermetic storage bags in Malawi to minimize food loss

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.

In Burundi, What Do Farmers and Food Waste Have in Common?

90 percent of Burundi's population is entirely dependent on agriculture, yet the country doesn't produce nearly enough food to feed everyone. Cutting food loss can help.

Introduction of Hermetic Storage Reduces Food Loss in Yobe

Three-hundred farmers each received eight specially-made, airtight, 110-pound bags to protect their grains from insects, rodents, mold and moisture. The results were astonishing.

Less Food Waste Means More Money for Rwanda Farmers

Around 70% of Rwandans work in the agricultural sector, yet they lose vast amounts of their harvest before it ever reaches their plates or markets.

How WFP Is Reducing Food Waste and Hunger

Johnson Kagoye, WFP government partnerships officer in Uganda, is committed to ending hunger by reducing food waste and loss.

Food Waste & Food Loss

Food loss and food waste are major contributors to global hunger. If we could recover all the food we waste, we could feed every hungry person on the planet twice over.

Rethinking Packaging, Reducing Waste

What does waste and environmental sustainability look like for the world’s largest humanitarian organization?

Beyond Fridges and Landfills: Shaking Up the Food Waste Debate

At a time when 1 in 9 people go to bed hungry every day while obesity is on the rise, the United Nations has challenged the world to cut global food waste in half by 2030.

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