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Buying 'funny fruit' will help feed the world, UN says

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GENEVA - Make a shopping list and buy "funny fruit" to cut food waste and help the world "shape a sustainable future," two UN agencies urged on Tuesday. 

An Indian labourer covers rotting wheat at Khamano village 40 kilometres from Ludhiana on May 19, 2012. (AFP photo)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and partners unveiled a campaign dubbed "Think-Eat-Save Reduce Your Foodprint" to change global practices that result in the loss of 1.3 billion tonnes of food each year.

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