10 October 2017

Writing in The Globe and Mail, Ann Hui cites 2014 scholar Tammara Soma and 2014 fellow Evan Fraser on how reducing food waste globally could feed an extra billion people. But how to get there? Soma discusses the need for systemic changes rather than what she calls “a band aid solution.” Fraser agrees but adds that reducing waste won’t necessarily reduce food insecurity. To learn more about Canada’s $31 billion bill in food waste, have a taste of the article yourself.

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Evan Fraser

A global expert in food security, Professor Fraser raises awareness of the social and environmental consequences of food price volatility and looks for ways to reduce waste in global food systems.

2014 Fellows

Tammara Soma

Tammara is studying the factors that influence food consumption and food wasting in urban Indonesia and ways to end the dumping of food waste in landfills.

2014 Scholars