Food wastage – Exclusive Interview with Arash Derambarsh -What Ireland needs to consider when it comes to banning food wastage?

Food wastage – Exclusive Interview with Arash Derambarsh -What Ireland needs to consider when it comes to banning food wastage?

One in nine people in the world were suffering from chronic malnourishment during 2014 – 2016. It is estimated that 795 million people are suffering from severe hunger and malnutrition globally today. Every year, 1.3 billion tonnes of food, (approximately a third of all that is produced), is wasted. Broken down, it is: 45% of all fruit and vegetables, 35% of fish and seafood, 30% of all cereals, 20% of dairy products and 20% of meat. Continue reading Food wastage – Exclusive Interview with Arash Derambarsh -What Ireland needs to consider when it comes to banning food wastage?

The national internship scheme – JobBridge Investigation

The national internship scheme – JobBridge Investigation

JobBridge is exploitative of the Live Register numbers.Firstly, it is targeted for those on social welfare, actively looking for jobs, but have been unemployed for at least the past three to six months. Once they are ‘employed’ by a JobBridge company, the government then deducts them from the Live Register, appearing to look like they are tackling the nation’s unemployment problem. This can be argued to not even be reflective of the true unemployment numbers as JobBridge is technically a temporary job, and does not guarantee full time employment (though that is what the general purpose of an internship is supposed to fulfill). It therefore skews the labour market numbers favorably to make the Irish government look good. Continue reading The national internship scheme – JobBridge Investigation