The article in Science Daily starts ‘Global malnutrition could fall 84 percent by the year 2050 as incomes in developing countries grow - - but only if agricultural productivity continues to improve and climate change does not severely damage agriculture, researchers say’. The call for action by Dr Thomas Hertel, Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University is to increase funding for agricultural research on agricultural productivity and the impact of global warming on food security.
Increasing agricultural productivity is important. However, there is a more immediate opportunity. Food waste. Kate Raworth (@KateRaworth), Oxford University Environmental Change Institute tweeted