Waste Not Want Not: A Weapon For Food Security: Betty Bugusu at TEDxPurdueU

As population continues to grow, hunger has become a dire concern for billions of people around the world. Dr. Betty Bugusu presents an innovative, market-based approach to food security that also stimulates economic growth in developing countries. Dr. Bugusu also explains how individuals in developed countries play a vital role in solving this global crisis.

Dr. Bugusu is Managing Director of Purdue University’s International Food Technology Center. With over 15 years of experience in food science, Dr. Bugusu is leading efforts to increase value addition and market development in developing countries through advances and innovations in food processing.

See more at www.tedxpurdueu.com

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