There is enough food in the world to ensure that no one goes hungry. Yet huge amounts of produce is lost on the way from field to plate.
One-third of all food worldwide ends up in the garbage, with industrialized countries contributing the most. A new foodsharing platform wants to help tackle the impact this has on our climate.
Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics.
By choosing to eat the same meals again and again, people are putting the future of food supply at risk, a United Nations report has said. Farming and fishing practices could be revamped and new crops introduced.
From farming on roof terraces to larger plots, urban gardens in Quito, Ecuador, are creating jobs and improving food security.
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