According to the FAO, every year around 1.3 billion tons of food are discarded. At the same time, more than 820 million people worldwide suffer from hunger. A US company has developed a liquid which can extend the shelf-life of fruit and vegetables.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out Uganda's mountain gorilla baby boom, cutting food waste by extending fruit's shelf life and South Africa's virtual safaris.
People in Germany throw away hundreds of tons of food every year. Now the government has presented a concept to end food waste — but critics say the plan does not go far enough.
Escaping COVID-19 lockdown for their daily walk, urban foragers are connecting to nature via their taste buds. Understanding of what plants are edible is growing alongside an increasing appetite for wild food.
Pictures of empty shelves being shared on social media have become a common sight across the world as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. Supermarkets will keep stocking the shelves, but customers must play their part.
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