Each year the world wastes 1.3 billion tons of food.

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How can we begin to face a problem that big? Maybe YOU have an idea.
Gather your courage, look hunger in the eye and start thinking!

Join us and work on a project


We are looking for 200 undergraduate students who won’t back down from a challenge.
#FoodSavingBEC Bocconi Expo2015 Competition offers a framework to study food waste and start searching for new solutions.

here's how

80% of the food we waste is perfectly edible.
That's enough to feed 2 billion people.

Apply to #FoodSavingBEC and come to Milan’s Università Bocconi in June 2015, on the occasion of EXPO 2015.


Submit a video presenting yourself and your reasons for wanting to be part of this exciting initiative.
If selected, you’ll spend a week working with fellow students from around the world and Bocconi faculty on developing a project to combat food waste.

In the industrialized world over 40% of food loss occurs during the distribution and consumption phases.

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One hundred ambassadors in the world against food waste: the winners of #FoodSavingBEC

The 12 winners of the competition organized by Bocconi, Expo2015, Mipaaf and The European Commission come from 8 different countries and 10 universities

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The French embassy will offer financial support to the five top ranking French students

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The List of the Admitted Students

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Reducing food waste is everyone's responsibility

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