New protocol aims to cut trillion-dollar food waste bill

by Stella Paul

Tsering Dorji works on his farm in western Bhutan’s Satsam village. Due to inadequate transportation and marketing opportunities, he loses half of what he produces every rainy season. Photo Stella Paul/IPS
Tsering Dorji works on his farm in western Bhutan’s Satsam village. Due to inadequate transportation and marketing opportunities, he loses half of what he produces every rainy season.  Photo Stella Paul/IPS

There is the start of new global mechanism called the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard to map the extent and the reasons for food loss and food waste across the world.

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