Reduction of waste/losses
|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
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.