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The Economic Impacts of Food Waste Carbon Footprint on climate change:The Case of Egypt

Authors Names :   Muhammad E. Balbaa   1 *     Zebo Kuldasheva   2     Nilufar Ismoilova   3  

1  Affiliation :  Tashkent state university of economics

    Email :  m.balbaa@tsue.uz

2  Affiliation :  Tashkent state university of economics

    Email :  z.kuldasheva@tsue.uz

3  Affiliation :  Tashkent state university of economics

    Email :  nilufar.ismoilova@tsue.uz

Doi   :   https://doi.org/10.54216/FinTech-I.020101

Received: August 12, 2022 Accepted: January 01, 2023

Abstract :

Food waste become one of the most important global issues because of its economic, environmental, and social ramifications. Besides, food waste has a close relationship with climate change as food produced from agriculture and ends up as waste whereas energy is consumed during its life cycle stages. The goal of this article is the estimation of Greenhouse Gases GHG emissions associated with food waste generation in EGYPT. The scope of the research includes only the emissions associated with the management of food waste. To evaluate the food waste generation from Egyptians, the study depend on the FAO food balance sheet of Egypt, and relevant GHG emissions data found in literature sources and international databases, an estimation of the GHG emissions associated with food waste in EGYPT has been conducted. The results indicate that approximately 73 kg of food waste per person are generated annually. Moreover, the calculations of the present research reveal that emissions of 18676.03 Gg of CO2 eq. are associated with food waste in EGYPT.

Keywords :

Food waste; Greenhouse Gases; CO2 emissions; Climate Change

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