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18 hours ago

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Important tips from Slow Food International on reducing food waste

#endfoodwasteWe can all be part of the solution when it comes down to #foodwaste

Here are some tips from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on just how to prevent it!

FAO estimates that, globally, nearly 14% of the food produced is lost between the collection and retail stages. Together with the food equaling to about 1/3 of all food produce, and together with the food vital resources like water, energy, and time used to produce it are also lost.

Food waste in landfills increases greenhouse gas emissions, negatively affecting climate conditions. FAO estimates that 38% of total energy consumption in the global food system is used to produce food that is lost or wasted.

So, let's talk about food waste and how we can all work to prevent it!

#foodloss #foodwaste #FWL
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18 hours ago

Slow Food Uganda

We need to talk about food loss and food waste.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has declared September 29 the day to raise awareness about a growing problem in our food system: Food loss and Food Waste.

Food loss occurs along the food supply chain, from product collection to placing on the market, while food waste occurs in the retail and individual consumption stages,....

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So let's talk about it with an open mind and the willingness to find solutions!

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6 days ago

Slow Food Uganda

The Mukono-Wakiso Earth Market serves you with lots of healthy produce. Did you miss it yesterday? Catch us next Friday at Mukono District Headquarters. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Slow Food Uganda

Land grabbing is a big threat to food security. Many cases where multinationals and domestic investors grab land from local communities in the name of development have left countless people food insecure. This has left our future in doubt. It is your responsibility to stop land grabbing and land right is a must!
#StopLandGrabbing
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