Water experts urge major cuts in food waste

“As much as half of the water used to grow food globally may be lost or wasted,” said David Molden, director of research at the International Water Management Institute. The report was unveiled at World Water Week, a meeting of 2,500 scientists, politicians and officials from 140 countries who met to discuss global water issues. The United Nations has named 2008 the International Year of Sanitation.

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