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Food dumping

"If we fix the food, we fix the planet"

FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, estimates that about 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption is thrown away. Radically reducing eating habits and losses in the food chain is one of the three most important measures we can take in the food system to cope with humanity within the planetary limits. As the SLU alumni Johan Rockström says in his new cookbook Eat Good: Recipes that change the world: "If we fix the food, we fix the planet"

Are you looking for someone who knows food waste?

At SLU, researchers work with the area based on different scientific approaches.

What research is available?

SLU covers many different parts of the food system. Here are some examples.

Published: 26 November 2018 - Page editor: gunilla.leffler@slu.se