Missing food, missing data? A critical review of global food losses and food waste data

Gang Liu

University of Southern Denmark

Gang Liu is an associate professor of resource and waste management at SDU Life Cycle Engineering, University of Southern Denmark. His research aims to explore the anthropogenic metabolism and its sustainability transition through understanding materials and energy flows and their associated environmental consequences in a systems context, including case studies for metal cycles, agrifood products, and urban systems.


Food losses and food waste has become a global concern in recent years and emerges as a priority in global and national political agenda (e.g., the new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 12.3). A good understanding... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Gang Liu (University of Southern Denmark)

Topic Area

• Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints


TS-8 » Food-Energy-Water nexus 1 (11:30 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room E)

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