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5 Ways to Put Food on a Water Diet

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
African woman watering garden
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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How the World Can Cut Food Loss and Waste in Half

  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
wasted food
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
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By the Numbers: The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
Recycled bread rolls
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
Insights

Want to Reduce Your Food Loss and Waste? New Guidance Can Help

  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
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  • Food Loss and Waste
  • sustainable development goals
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Signs of a Growing Movement to Reduce Food Loss and Waste

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • sustainable development goals
Food waste
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • sustainable development goals
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Sustainable Diets: What You Need to Know in 12 Charts

  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Water
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  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • Water
News

RELEASE: WRI offers new approach to help move billions to more sustainable diets

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • Water
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • Water
Insights

What’s Food Loss and Waste Got to Do with Sustainable Development? A Lot, Actually.

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Food worth $750 billion is lost or wasted every year. Photo by Garry Knight/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Research

Revaluing Ecosystems

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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • natural resources
While oceans support lucrative fisheries, these benefits are rarely accounted for in ledgers. Photo by Pedro Ramirez Jr./U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • natural resources
Insights

Globalizing Sustainable Development

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Today’s challenges go beyond health, food, and education. Photo by Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Insights

High Water Stress Jeopardizes One-Third of World’s Corn Crop

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water risk
Water limits to corn production are likely to be exacerbated as climate change alters global precipitation patterns. Photo Credit: Jane/Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water risk
Insights

Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
People and economies across the Caribbean are dependent on coastal ecosystems—including coral reefs, mangroves, and beaches. These ecosystems provide critical habitat to commercial fisheries, attract tourists from around the world, and protect coastal communities and infrastructure. Photo Credit: Katina Rogers
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • natural infrastructure
  • Economics
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • Ocean
Insights

Improving Food Security in the Sahel Is Difficult, but Achievable

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Water
A local farmer in Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo, innovates. Photo Credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Water
Insights

How Much Are Ecosystems Really Worth?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
Women in Indonesia's teak forest harvest ground nuts. Photo credit: Murdani Usman, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
Insights

One-Quarter of World’s Agriculture Grows in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • water risk
New WRI analysis shows that 57 percent of the world's cotton is grown in water-stressed areas. Photo credit: Stephen Morton, Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • water risk
Data

Dataset: Agricultural Exposure to Water Stress

  • Water
  • water risk
  • commodities
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • water risk
  • commodities
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Aqueduct

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