This post originally appeared on the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security blog.
Fourteen percent of the food produced globally is lost during the post-harvest production stage before reaching the retail stage of the food system, according to the newly-released FAO 2019 State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) report . While significant, this figure is less than an earlier FAO loss estimate of one-third of all food. Some regional losses are higher, reaching over 15% in North America and Europe and over 20% in Central and South Asia.
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Date: October 31, 2019 at 11:00AM EST