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  • 9.7 bn by 2050

    Over 7 billion people to feed on the planet today and another 2.4 billion are expected to join by 2050.

  • plus 70% needed

    For an estimated world population of 9 bn in 2050, agricultural production must increase by 70% globally, 100% in developing countries.

  • 52 kg meat p.p.

    Urbanization and incomes increase, diets are shifting. Meat consumption expected to rise from 37 kg/person p.a. 1999/2001 to 52 kg in 2050 (from 27 to 44 kg in developing countries), implying much of the additional crop production will be used as feed for livestock production.

  • 1/3 is wasted

    One-third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally, which amounts to about 1.3 billion tons per year.

  • Food Waste

    Food is lost or wasted throughout the supply chain, from initial agricultural production down to final household consumption.

  • Carbon Footprint

    The carbon footprint of food waste is 3.3 billion of tons of CO2.

  • Wasted Sources

    Food losses represent a waste of resources used in production such as land, water, energy and inputs, increasing green gas emissions in vain.

  • Food is precious!