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Measuring True Cost of Food Production

How do we measure the true costs of food production? by Sustainable Food Trust on 3 June, 2016 in Business and FoodVideos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Cphtn5j8dA
How do we measure the true costs of food and put a price on the positive and negative impacts that food production has on the environment, society and public health? This session examines different frameworks and methods for quantifying and monetising these costs and looks at how these can influence farmers, policymakers and investors. There is a strong consensus that working towards a common framework for assessing sustainability will be critically important in undertaking meaningful comparisons between the sustainability of different food and farming systems. Chaired by Alexander Müller, Study Leader, TEEBAgFood, the speakers in this session present their different approaches and findings and explain how governments, companies and researchers are tackling the challenge of putting monetary value on natural resources, h…