What is the relationship between food and climate change? Here's the explanation (Liputan 6)
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In a story on climate change, Liputan 6 (Indonesia) references findings from the International Food Policy Research Institute’s 2022 Global Food Policy Research Report which shows that the food system is estimated to contribute as much as 34 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions. This comes partly from growing, cultivating, and processing food.
“The food system contributes substantially to greenhouse gas emissions and must play a role in mitigation through changes in agricultural and land-use practices, more efficient value chains, and reduced food loss and waste,” says the Global Food Policy Report.
Read the full article (in Bahasa Indonesian)