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Published on April 25, 2017

Food is one of the three basic needs. The global population of about seven billion people needs enough food of high quality. According to FAO, the world population is predicted to hit the 9 billion mark by year 2050.

During the same period, Africa’s population is expected to double from the current 1.2 billion to 2.5 billion. To meet the food and nutrition needs of the rising population, food production will have to increase by 70 per cent, with substantial reduction in food loss and waste.

One strategy for increasing food available is to ensure proper and better use of food that has been produced. Read more. Source | Business Daily