1/3 of the food produced in the world goes to waste

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“A billion people in the world suffer from undernourishment. Each year 10 million people starve to death. Each 6 seconds one child dies of starvation somewhere in the world. If we reduce food waste by 5%, 4 million people could be saved” – such pieces of information can be found on leaflets and posters from a public awareness campaign initiated in China in 2013 and aimed at reducing food waste. According to publications by Global food losses and food waste, the problem concerns many countries other than China, and it constitutes a challenge for their governments.

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Lebanon – food security in the Near East

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Experts have drawn attention of the public to the current crisis in the Lebanese agricultural sector. Problems have appeared in food production, processing and distribution sectors, impacting the tourist industry in the country. In 2014 the government in Beirut launched a campaign to promote food security in the region by increasing food production efficiency in the agricultural sector.

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Climate change is a threat to global food security

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At present there are 7 billion people in the world, while by 2050 the number is expected to reach 10 billion. Experts fear that the availability of drinking water will have become a serious problem, while excessive consumption and climate change are likely to have a negative impact on global agricultural production. Authorities of particular countries need to show more concern over food safety.

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Food security at European Economic Congress 2015

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European Economic Congress 2015 in Katowice provided an excellent opportunity to discuss one of the pivotal issues in the contemporary world, namely food security. The representatives of Grupa Azoty took part in the debate.

On the one hand, the global population is constantly rising. On the other hand, the acreage of arable land is falling. Are the systems of agricultural organization and food production capable of feeding all the people in the world?

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Experts discussed global food security

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There are 7 billion people in the world, and this figure is to reach 9 billion by 2050. Is the world prepared to feed such a population? At “Pulse of the Economy” program in Polish Radio, the discussion about global food security was attended by Zenon Pokojski Ph.D., the Vice Chairman of the Board of Grupa Azoty PUŁAWY, Sebastian Jarzębowski Ph.D. from the Economics and Enterprise Organization at Warsaw School of Life Sciences and Professor Janusz Igras, the Scientific Director of New Chemical Syntheses Institute.

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World Food Day 2015: Food Security

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World Food Day is celebrated on April 7th, the anniversary of the establishment of World Health Organization. This year’s Day was celebrated under the slogan of “Food Security”. The Day provided an opportunity to remember and emphasize the role which each of us plays in order to ensure global security with regard to food provision.

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Food security and sustainable development of agriculture

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Seeing that the global population is rising at a remarkable pact, in order to feed all those people in a smart and sustainable manner, it is crucial to take action and keep the changing needs of the populations in mind. The goal is sustainable development, which involves the adequate use of resources available and the conservation of the natural environment.

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