Just four crops – wheat, maize, rice and soybean – provide two-thirds of the world’s food supply. But scientists in Malaysia are trying to change that by reviving crops that have been relegated to the sidelines.
The amount of food that is wasted each year will rise by a third by 2030, when 2.1bn tonnes will either be lost or thrown away, equivalent to 66 tonnes per second, according to new analysis.
With three kids at home, including a newborn, managing a family budget is always a struggle for Theresa Washington and her husband. They’re trying to survive on his Navy salary, which, some months, doesn’t entirely cover everything.