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by Kehkashan Basu | 07-03-2013 18:24 recommendations 0 recommendations

While millions of people starve everyday across the world , at least one third of all the food produced gets wasted in the supply chain process. This is such a shame and stopping this wastage can be one of the key aspects of moving towards sustainability.

To create awareness about this major issue , UNEP  has launched its ?THINK-EAT-SAVE. REDUCE YOUR FOODPRINT? campaign.

To mark the First Universal Session of UNEP?s Governing Council , it hosted a zero waste reception and dinner where several ministers , dignitaries , heads of state and VIPs dined on food prepared from ingredients marked as waste.  As a Global Coordinator for Children and Youth , I was privileged to attend this unique dinner where the Executive Director of UNEP and the President of the Governing Council spoke about raising awareness on this very important issue.

I am sharing this initiative on the Ecogeneration forum and request all members to spread the message in your respective zones of influence.

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