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Economic, environmental and social costs of food loss and waste

If we had to pay the bill to nature, what would food waste cost us? The full economic, environmental and social costs of food waste amount to approximately 2.6 trillion US dollars annually. 17 Sep 2014 – Each year, 30 percent of global food production is lost after harvest or wasted in shops, households and… Read more »

Seed Sovereignty

Food wastage footprint

Food Wastage Footprint Global food production must increase by 60% by 2050 in order to meet the demands of the growing world population. Yet, more than one third of the food produced today is lost or wasted. Food loss refers to the decrease in edible food mass at the production, post-harvest and processing stages of… Read more »

Farmers fields burnt in Amaravati

Ramachandraiah Chigurupati పూలింగ్ లో భూములివ్వని ఒక రైతుకు చెందిన 5 ఎకరాల చెరకు పంటకు నిప్పు పెట్టిన దుండగులు. దీనిపై ఇంతకు ముందు నేను ఒక పోస్ట్ పెట్టాను. రైతులను భయపెట్టే వ్యూహాలు ఇవి. ఈరోజు నేను తీసిన ఫోటోలు ఇవి. వీడియో లు తర్వాత పోస్ట్ చేస్తాను. 5 acres of sugarcane crop burnt by pro-TDP miscreants on the night of the Foundation ceremony. Part of the… Read more »

Not a very ‘Green Revolution’

We are now witnessing the beginning of the second Green Revolution in India. The Punjab in the north west of India was an experiment to test an oil based, chemically dependent, corporately controlled model. The land, the water and its inhabitants are now testament to a failed system. A system driven not by a desire… Read more »