New research from top food and agriculture experts suggests the world is at a critical moment in the fight against food loss and waste.
This report lays out a Global Action Agenda to reduce food loss and waste and achieve SDG Target 12.3 – action that can contribute to achieving the Paris Agreement on climate change and sustainably feeding the planet by 2050.
Nearly a third of all food produced in the world goes uneaten each year, costing the global economy $940 billion and emitting 8% of planet-warming greenhouse gases. We can't afford for that to go on.
By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that it is possible – but there is no silver bullet. This report offers a five-course menu of solutions to ensure we can feed everyone without increasing emissions, fueling deforestation or exacerbating poverty. Intensive research and modeling examining the nexus of the food system, economic development, and the environment show why each of the 22 items on the menu is important and quantifies how far each solution can get us.
How can the world feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050 while also advancing economic development, protecting forests and stabilizing the climate? Technological innovations like plant-based "beef" and low-emissions rice can help.
Follow this recipe: With the world’s population expected to reach nearly 10 billion by 2050, a major new report shows the global food system must undergo urgent change to ensure there is adequate food for everyone without destroying the planet.
Fewer than a dozen national climate plans include measures to reduce food loss and waste. That's a problem—if food loss and waste were its own country, it would be world's third-largest emitter.
While the average person drinks 2 to 4 liters of water a day, it requires an astonishing 2,000 to 5,000 liters of water to produce the food that the average person eats each day! Here are five ways companies, farmers and consumers can lessen the food system’s impact on water.
Food loss and waste is something that everyone, and every organization, can do something to solve. Learn how your office can play a role.
One-third of all food produced ultimately goes uneaten. Retailers and others are responding with clever inventions that reduce food loss and waste in stores, supply chains and homes.
Valentine's Day and other holidays can mean big business for restaurants – and often big amounts of food wasted. It doesn't have to be this way. Restaurants can dramatically cut food waste and see a host of benefits from doing so.
During an embargoed press call on Tuesday, February 12, experts will share findings from 114 restaurants in 12 countries that confirm restaurants joining the fight against food waste can save a significant amount of money as well as food.
Unveiling the findings from Champions 12.3's first-of-its-kind analysis of 114 restaurants in 12 countries that shows a robust business case for restaurants to reduce kitchen food waste.
Can we feed the world without destroying it? New research reveals 22 steps to a sustainable food future.
The result of multiple years of research and modeling, the synthesis report of World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows there is no silver bullet to sustainably feeding 10 billion people by 2050. How we produce and eat food will need an overhaul.
How can we feed the world without destroying it? On a press call November 29, experts will preview the findings of a new WRI report on the future of food and agriculture.
There's growing backlash against plastic waste polluting the world's oceans. The world's billion-plus tons of annual food waste gets less attention, but is just as damaging to the climate and economy.
Can the nations of the world slash global food loss and waste by 2030? The answer is yes―but only if we set ambitious targets and take action now.
To achieve radical reductions in food loss and waste, governments and businesses need to act now. A new report from the Champions 12.3 coalition reviews progress to date on meeting Target 12.3 of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Champions 12.3 hosted a major event that assessed global progress toward SDG Target 12.3 on food loss and waste, announced landmark developments and set forth a pathway to cutting in half the more than 1 billion tons of food that goes uneaten each year. This event coincided with the 72nd UN General Assembly and Climate Week.