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And greenhouse gases for dessert

Food generates air pollution throughout its lifecycle. The EDGAR-FOOD database helps us understand the scope of the issue and identify solutions.

Production modes and consumption habits change enormously from region to region, and so does the environmental impact of food systems. EDGAR-FOOD is the first global food emission database, which helps policymakers understand local differences and identify the best course of action for each region.

Find out more on EDGAR-FOOD.

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