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From the field to the rubbish heap

 IPS 20 August 2019

Agriculture provides a livelihood to the majority of the population in Papua New Guinea, a developing island nation of approximately seven million in the south west Pacific. However, the loss and waste of an estimated half of all fresh produce between harvesting and marketing is threatening improvements to food security and local incomes. (993 Words) - By Catherine Wilson


IPS_From the field to the rubbish heap

An estimated half of fresh produce in Papua New Guinea is lost between harvesting and marketing.  Photo: Catherine Wilson/IPS

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