40% of food is wasted worldwide: 925 million people suffer from malnutrition and associations find it increasingly difficult, for lack of aid, to help the most deprived. In this huge mess, agro-food chains are singled out as responsible for nearly half of this waste.
How then to use this wasted food to fight against hunger in the world?
The objective for these students is to imagine digital tools to answer one or more of the eight Millenium Objectives for development and imagine a world where technology helps us respond to the most crucial challenges of our society.
Their idea to fight against this waste? Develop a tool allowing large agro-food chains to indicate the stocks of food they are going to throw away: associations can then choose the food they need and collect them directly, at the same time allowing producers to drastically reduce the cost of processing their waste and of being associated with this momentum of solidarity:
Also discover the other projects carried out within the framework of Imagine Cup 2012: