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[INFOGRAPHIC] YieldWise: How the World Can Cut Food Waste and Loss by Half

While food waste and loss is a global problem, YieldWise focuses on sub-Saharan Africa, where 70 percent of the people rely on agriculture for their livelihoods and many of whom are also part of the world’s 1.3 billion who are food insecure. Here, 50 percent of fruits and vegetables, 40 percent of roots and tubers, and 20 percent of cereals—all of which are staple foods—are lost in the post-harvest stage or processes. As such, these vulnerable people are twice-hit.