The growing population of 10 billion people will significantly impact the amount of food waste every year due to food being poorly managed and the effect of not meeting basic needs. The best viable solution to this concern includes how consumers handle wasted foods. In recent years, the growing population causes foods to be discharged in landfills because they are poorly managed. This occurs mostly in the less developed countries where people don’t have the technology to have proper infrastructure. About 15% of the world’s population don’t have electricity to keep the food cool. This indicates that the foods are perishing sooner than usual, and the foods are going to waste. In more developed regions, food waste also results from consumers with poor practices. As the population grows, more and more people are overstocking their food, which can conclude to food waste. Occasionally, people prepare and purchase too much food. This can lead for food to spoil. Consumers are constantly failing to plan their meals, which can arise to left overs in the trash can. Another factor that can cause food to go in the trash can, is simply the oversupply in markets. Markets occur in retail level such as restaurants or grocery stores. Oversupplying the inventory will cause the food to expire or spoil. In less developed countries, markets also oversupply, but the food would spoil faster because they don’t have refrigerators to store food. As the population continues to grow, more food are being discarded because the foods aren’t properly managed, and this can impact the agriculture With a rapid population growth, foods are going to waste and this can negatively impact the standards of not meeting basic needs for people. Food waste is taking over most of the land on the planet. According to 2013 FAO report, study analyzed that approximately one third of the food production finds its way to the trash can. The amount of food going to waste indicates that the trash uses up a decent amount of land. Waste takes up about 1.4 billion hectares of land, which is one third of the World’s land for agriculture. Landfills occupies a significant amount of land usage, which can cause food to not meet its needs. There will be no land left to do agriculture and produce enough food for the rapid population growth. The food waste taking over land can also influence the limit of settlement. As more people settle to different places, the lands will begin to fill up and eventually there won’t be land to settle in because food waste is taking over a portion of land.Food waste can also result from water being wasted. Water plays a major role in the process of food production, which concludes an immense volume of water being wasted. More than 30 percent of the freshwater is wasted each time a meal gets dumped in the trash can. All foods have a water footprint that determines how much water is used to produce the food. This determines that amount of groundwater wasted. As water decreases, many people won’t have enough to water to drink and grow crops to survive. The basic needs of water and food wouldn’t be available because of the one problem, food waste.