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In India, Inadequate Storage Could Mean Wasted Food

Date Published: 
04/26/2012
Summary: 

India expects a record harvest of rice and wheat, but officials have warned that huge food stocks could be wasted due to lack of adequate storage facilities. (..) The waste of food grain has raised concerns in a country where more than 40 percent of children are underweight. (..) It is estimated that about seven percent of food grains are wasted due to lack of storage space and inefficient transportation.