Fact Sheet: Food Waste in West Asia [2]

United Nations Environment Programme (2021)

Globally, there was almost a billion tonnes of food waste in 2019: 61% from households, 26% from food services and 13% from retail. Household food waste estimations in West Asia range from 75 to 163 kg/cap year. 33% of survey respondents said their food waste increased since COVID-19.

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