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Three global food issues that we found during our research and exploration sessions:
In developing countries post harvest loss causes problem in supplies, rise in price and customer dissatisfaction. Post harvest loss is created mainly by handling loss. Perishable food products like vegetables and fruits need customized packaging and ideal temperature. Grains and seeds need protection from insects, dust and viruses. Developing countries lose 20% to 50% of their actual food production because of post harvest loss.
There is clear visible inequality in the distribution system of food. In developed countries, people spend only 10%-20% of their total income for food while people of developed countries are spending up to 80% of their total income behind food. Clearly these people will die of hunger in case of severe food crisis. Transportation cost, faulty storage system, lack of knowledge ar the main reason of unequal distribution. Feasible sustainable solutions are needed to cut the cost of food in developing countries.
Water availability is the key to boost up crop yields all around the world.Finding out land where water can be supplied, the humidity is just right and the soil quality is perfect for each individual crop is a challenge that farmers face. Unnecessary flooding of the fields and insufficient water supply both can damage the crop production. Many of the food items need water in their processing stage as well. So ensuring water supply is one of the main global food issues.