“Stop food waste. Feed the planet.”

In November 2014, the Italian Ministry for the Environment, the National Plan for Prevention of Food Waste, and the University of Bologna convened the “Stop food waste. Feed the planet.” conference as an initiative of the semester of the Italian Presidency of the European Union Council. The Bologna Charter Against Food Waste was presented by the Italian Minister of the Environment in order to encourage governments in attendance to pledge themselves to a series of actions to prevent and address food waste.

This powerful video from the conference portrays the high stakes of food waste:

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