News Release: The trend of international land grabbing – when governments and private firms invest in or purchase large tracts of land in other countries for the purpose of agricultural production and export – can have serious environmental and social consequences, according to researchers at the Worldwatch Institute. Deals that focus solely on financial profit […]
Worldwatch’s Nourishing the Planet team highlights sustainable ways to feed a growing population while also providing economic opportunities and enhancing the environment.
World leaders have been called upon to minimize food wastage as one of the key strategies in ensuring food security in different parts of the world. According to staggering new statistics from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), roughly one-third of the food produced worldwide for human consumption is lost or wasted, amounting […]