The UAE highlighted its commitment to achieve the goals of sustainable development in various sectors, including strengthening of food security at the local and international levels at a recent conference at The Hague in the Netherlands.
Food wasted by consumers is an enormous economic problem and nations should ensure excess food is given to the hungry instead of being thrown away, agriculture ministers from the Group of 20 leading countries said on Friday.
A total of 805 million people are chronically undernourished worldwide and hunger and under-nutrition reduce the global GDP by up to 3 per cent, or the equivalent of $2 trillion every year, a report said.
The global population is
Billion-dollar investments in basic transport and electricity in developing nations are among the best ways to curb hunger by 2030 since a quarter of all food is now wasted after harvest, according to a report issued on Thursday.
Food wastage will increase by 25 per cent during Ramadan because people develop unhealthy and wasteful eating habits, according a top environmentalist.
Supreme Council for Environment waste disposal unit head Rehan Ahmed said disp
UAE-based Lootah Hotel Management (LHM) has introduced a unique pay-by-the-gram model to make the consumer aware of the tremendous wastage of food that happens otherwise at buffet type settings.
The hospitality model Gramo combine
About 30 per cent of all food purchased in Bahrain during Ramadan will be thrown away, which takes up landfill space and releases harmful emissions when it breaks down, said a top environmentalist.
The demand for meat, chicken, vegetables,