79 How reducing post-harvest losses can advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Making it work - political, practical and scientific experiences






  • Informatics and Sustainability Research Group, Department of
  • Informatics, University of Zurich
  • Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at the University of Zurich
  • Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Italy
  • Biovision Foundation, Switzerland
  • Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)
  • Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
  • Rockefeller Foundation / AGRA / YieldWise Initiative
  • Vestergaard S.A.
  • UN World Food Programme


The side-event allows participants to learn about recent experiences and innovations in reducing grains post-harvest losses, and the leverage they present in achieving the sustainable development agenda. Panelists and presenters from CFS member countries, UN bodies, civil society, private sector, and academia will analyse and share solutions in making reducing post-harvest losses work in policy and practice.  The event further serves as a platform for participants to identify synergies with ongoing projects, and to announce and inform about new initiatives and projects.