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[Ambassador report] Feature - Sustainable Development Goal 2 - Zero Hunger

by Sainath Manikandan | 18-11-2019 16:15 Comments 9 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



One major thing impacting our environment and humans in a negative way is the food waste. It causes an enormous drain to our resources.

A few facts regarding food waste are as follows:

64% of food in the developing countries are wasted before it is sent to the market.

53% of wheat, rice and maize are wasted.

Cutting down of trees leads to 30% of greenhouse gas emissions.

24% of water resources are lost to grow food that is getting wasted.

Global food waste creates many carbon emissions.

Exploitation of marine fish stocks due to over fishing.

Lots of energy is lost due to food wastage.

Foods that are wasted in households, restaurants sums up to 51%.

Food wastage is a global environmental issue. We need to tackle the issue of food waste with top and utmost priority.

We as global citizens need to understand the importance of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 2 – Zero Hunger. We need to rethink many times regarding the after effects of food wastage.

Degradation happens on our oceans, seas, forests, soil and water. Calamities such as flood, drought and earthquake are adding up our miseries. Climate changes are occurring almost in all parts of the world. They are pressurizing the natural resources that we humans depend upon. All these reasons leads to food scarcity. Farmers are migrating to towns and cities in search of better opportunities. Food scarcity leads to severe malnutrition of children.

Many people in the world are hungry and undernourished. We need to bring about a profound change of the global agricultural system to nourish millions of people all over the world.

I am currently working on SDG 2 – Zero Hunger. I have innovated a robot called Agribot, which aims to assist farmers.

      The purpose of AgriBot (Agriculture Robot) is to help the farmers in hot countries like UAE for agricultural purposes.

      It is designed to minimize the labor of farmers in addition to increasing the speed and accuracy of the work.

      It performs the elementary functions involved in farming i.e. ploughing the field, sowing of seeds and covering the seeds with soil.

      The robot is autonomous and provides the facility for optional switching of the ploughing system when required.

agri agri

9 Comments

Hyeongmin Mentor

  • Hyeongmin Mentor says :
    Hello Sainath

    The problem about food waste is getting more and more serious. I think the ironic situation is that the more food human society produces, the more foods are being wasted. It's probably because people become less aware of the value of the foods and take it for granted because of its cheap price.
    About the robot you invented, I myself is a mechanical engineering student, and I'm very impressed by your invention. You gave me lesson that little creativeness and technology can bring huge change in the fundamental level. I hope you continue with your innovative works.

    Thank you for the great report.
    Posted 21-11-2019 22:35

Shobha Pokhrel

  • Shobha Pokhrel says :
    Hello Sainath!!
    By the grace of God ,Hoping You are fine there .





    So proud of you for your passion and dedication towards the management towards food wastage .
    Keep on going for search of new innovations towards food wastage management .
    We are always with you


    Yours Shobha,
    From the birth place of Gautam Buddha .
    Posted 20-11-2019 13:11

Kushal Naharki

  • Kushal Naharki says :
    Hello Sainath

    I do hope that you are fine and doing great with your works.
    Thank you for your report about Sustainable Development Goal 2 - Zero Hunger

    Green Cheers from Nepal :)
    Keep writing great reports.
    We are eager to read more reports from you.

    Regards,
    Kushal Naharki

    Posted 19-11-2019 15:32

ALOK DHAKAL

  • ALOK DHAKAL says :
    I love your passion and dedication to minimize food waste .
    Great Job.
    Keep Writing!
    Posted 19-11-2019 14:04

Prashamsa Bhusal

  • Prashamsa Bhusal says :
    Hello Sainath,
    You have presented so well that It's really important to know about SDG-Zero Hunger by today's citizens.Thank you for your piece of writing.
    Green cheers!!
    Posted 19-11-2019 13:15

Sandhya Adhikari

  • Sandhya Adhikari says :
    Hello Sainath!!!
    Thanks for coming with such an stupendous concept for SDG 2,
    Your effort for Zero Hunger is really praise worthy,
    Keep going on with the same effort,

    We are eager to read much more from you,
    Yours,
    Sandhya
    Posted 19-11-2019 11:08

sagar koirala

  • sagar koirala says :
    Hello Sainath,
    I love your dedication and passion to minimize food waste .Great Job. Keep Writing

    Green Cheers from Nepal

    Regards,
    Sagar Koirala
    Posted 19-11-2019 07:42

Lisa Mentor

  • Lisa Mentor says :
    Hello Sainath!
    This is your mentor Lisa.

    I do care for SDG 2, zero hunger as well!
    In fact, I am planning for this big event for young persons in my country of Korea next February and the topic is on 'Sustainable Food'.
    Two sub agendas involving the topic would be how we should aim for sustainability in our meal in terms of the environment and in terms of health. Involving the former, food waste definitely is an important topic for discussion. It has been pointed out for many years that globally, we have already reached the level of producing the amount of food that can feed entire humanity yet the distribution is not working that we still have many people starving to death while in the other parts of the world, we are spending time and money on disposal of leftover foods. It's such a contradiction!

    I think you have pointed out a really important issue here and I really appreciate it.
    I hope the other ambassadors think about this matter as well.

    Nice job and keep up the good work dear:)
    Posted 18-11-2019 18:53

Meena Pandey

  • Meena Pandey says :
    Hello Sainath!!
    I hope you are fine and doing great.
    Thank you for writing wonderful piece of writing.

    Its really nice reading about the facts you mentioned.
    Its good to know you are working on SDG 2 Zero hunger.

    Keep writing and shining.
    Lets raise voice against food wastes.

    Yours,
    Meena
    Posted 18-11-2019 16:25

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