21 Jul '11, 3pm

Bridging the Gap Between Food Insecurity and Food Waste

Bridging the Gap Between Food Insecurity and Food Waste

The Food Security Assessment of the USDA (measuring food security in developing countries for the coming decade) estimates that approximately 882 million people are classified as “food insecure,” a designation that refers to an inability to access food that would fulfill adequate nutritional value. “Food security” encompasses “the ready availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods” as well as “an assured ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways.” The study predicts that the current level of food insecurity will only decrease by an aggregate 1% over the course of the decade , and that the situation in sub-Saharan Africa is particularly dire.

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