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Addressing wasted food in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

September 01, 2018
Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences

Mirza Barjees Baig, Irena Gorski, Roni A.Neff

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Multiple estimates suggest the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) may have one of the highest rates of wasted food globally. The KSA has limited arable lands and scarce water and thus relies on extensive imports and food subsidies to meet food demand. Accordingly, waste and loss of food are a significant concern for food security.