MADRID, Oct 18 (IPS) – While more than a third of all purchased food is wasted in rich, mostly Western States, and a similar percentage is lost in poor countries due to the lack of appropriate harvesting, storage and transportation facilities, over three billion people –or some 40 percent of world population– cannot afford a healthy diet.
Add to these figures –which were released by UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on 16 October this year, marking the World Food Day– another dramatic fact.Read the full story, “What Fate for Three Billion of Humans Who Are Born Equals?”, on globalissues.org →

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