Reduction of waste/losses

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Description: Reduction of losses in the agro-food chain and waste after consumption.
Reference: PBL, 2010; PBL, 2012;
Is implemented in: Agricultural economy
Associated theme items: Agricultural land use (Land use)Food demand (Food)

Associated policy response component

Component: Land and biodiversity policies
Page: Land and biodiversity policies/Agricultural demand

Effects of this policy intervention on components

Component: Agricultural economy
Effect : Reduction in losses and/or waste decrease the demand for agricultural commodities and consequently production.

Component: Land-use allocation
Effect : The reduced need for production decreases the need for agricultural area.

Component: Terrestrial biodiversity
Effect : The reduced need for agricultural area decreases habitat loss or could even result in an increased natural area.