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To be a catalyst is the ambition most appropriate for those who see the world as being in constant change, and who, without thinking that they control it, wish to influence its direction - Theodore Zeldin

Poverty

In Figures - Global Inequality Halcyon In Figures 19 January 2012

The World Bank uses the Gini coefficient to help visualise levels of inequality of income or wealth.  Worldwide, Gini coefficients for income range from approximately 0.23 (Sweden) to 0.70 (Namibia).

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Halcyon Highlights no.1

Halcyon Highlights is a bi-weekly round-up of some of the most compelling trends that we have spotted over the past fortnight.  + , - or = indicate whether we consider each trend/development to prove mainly positive, negative or neutral/too early to judge...

Impact of reducing food waste

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According to the UNFAO, roughly one-third of the food produced worldwide for human consumption is wasted - c. 1.3bn tons per year.  In the developing world, 40%+ of losses occur after harvest- while being stored or transported, and during processing and packing.  In industrialised countries, 40%+ of losses occur as a result of retailers and consumers discarding unwanted but often perfectly edible food.  But there are possible solutions...