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162. World Bank Report Addresses Food Loss and Waste

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On September 28, the World Bank published a report Addressing Food Loss and Waste: A Global Problem with Local Solutions. The report states that reduction in food loss and waste may contribute in reducing the environmental impact of food systems while meeting the nutritional needs of a growing population, which is expected to increase by 3 billion within the next 30 years.

The full report is available at:

World Bank. Addressing Food Loss and Waste : A Global Problem with Local Solutions. https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/34521 accessed on Oct 26, 2020.

World Bank Press Release. Cutting Food Loss and Waste Can Deliver Big Wins for Countries’ Food Security and Environment  accessed on Oct 26, 2020.


Contributor: SHIRATORI Sakiko (Research Strategy Office)