Confectionery and dairy giant Nestlé has decided to ‘go greener’, releasing a roadmap for making substantive changes to its operations worldwide to shrink the footprint of agriculture.
Australia’s National Farmers’ Federation has pledged to cut the agriculture sector’s greenhouse gas emissions to zero within 20 years, with Chief Executive Tony Mahar citing the risk of adopting ‘a passive approach’ to combating climate change.
A new study has found that food losses resulting from cold-food-chain deficiencies cost nearly $4 billion p.a. in farm-gate value. The solution, contends AFCCC chair Mark Mitchell, lies in transparency and cooperation.