Transforming Asia’s food system to tackle our food and climate crises

Transforming Asia’s food system to tackle our food and climate crises

The Straits Times. 11th of December 2021

A whopping 30% of greenhouse emissions come from food production, with Asian countries like India, China and Indonesia representing 50% of emissions from croplands. This is in the form of Methane emissions from Rice Paddies. A serious issue is food waste. Over 1/3 of global food produced goes to waste, releasing methane whilst it decomposes and contributing the carbon it took to produce and transport it. This article looks at how Agri-tech solutions can help sustain food production. Click here to learn more.

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