Halving food waste and raising climate ambition: SDG 12.3 and the Paris Agreement

Asha Bajaj
4 min readOct 3, 2020

Food loss and waste generate an estimated 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions while using land and water resources needlessly and increasing pressure on biodiversity. Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 calls for a halving of food waste at the retail and household level, and a reduction of food loss across the supply chain.

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Asha Bajaj

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