SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction

FAO - Reducing food losses through improved post-harvest management in Ethiopia- Phase 1

FAO - Post-harvest handling and value addition of key fruit and vegetables (Banana, Tomato, Mango and Potato)

FAO - Improved post-harvest handling and processing techniques for value addition of cashew nuts and coffee in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

FAO - Regional Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

FAO - Global initiative on food loss and waste reduction

FAO - Capacity Building to Reduce Avoidable Food Waste in Micro-, Small and Medium Food Processing Enterprises and in Retail

FAO - Mainstreaming food loss reduction initiatives for smallholders in food deficit areas (Phase 2)

FAO - Detailed study of the magnitude of food losses in selected food supply chains and the effectiveness and cost of food loss prevention measures

FAO - Support to awareness raising on food losses and food waste

FAO - Reducing food loss and improving agricultural ecology based on pest rodent management

Vulgarisation des sacs PICS pour la conservation du niébé

Lead Organization: IFAD
Date: 01/01/2011 - 31/12/2011
Country: BFA
Place: Régions: Boucle du Mouhoun, Centre-Nord, Nord, Sahel
Beneficiaries: Producteurs de niébé: 4046 dont 2931 femmes
Crops: niebé
Partners: Les organisations faîtières des producteurs
Donors: IFAD

Coffee and cashew nuts processing technologies appropriate to CHT were identified and tested

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/01/2018 - 30/06/2019
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: Small scale producers and Entrepreneurs of the Chittagong Hill Tracts
Crops: Cashew Coffee
Partners: The Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts
Donors: FAO

Establishment of effective partnership between farmers/processors and commercial buyers

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/01/2018 - 30/06/2019
Country: BGD
Place: Chittagong Hill Tracts
Beneficiaries: Small scale producers and Entrepreneurs of the Chittagong Hill Tracts
Crops: Cashew Coffee
Partners: The Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts
Donors: FAO

Training sessions for selected farmers/processors rolled out and functional food processing groups established

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/01/2018 - 30/06/2019
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: Small scale producers and Entrepreneurs of the Chittagong Hill Tracts
Crops: Cashew Coffee
Partners: The Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts
Donors: FAO

Fish value chain development, including investment in low-cost insulation/cold storage facilities, styrofoam boxes for fish transportation, enhanced fish landing centers, the production of fish fillet, fish balls, fish nuggets

Lead Organization: World Bank
Date: 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2020
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 1 million households
Crops: Various crops, fisheries, livestock
Partners: United States Agency for International Development,World Bank: International Development Association, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh
Donors: USAID, WB/IDA, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh

Improvement of extension services, including on post-harvest loss reduction and processing

Lead Organization: World Bank
Date: 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2020
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 1 million households
Crops: Various crops, fisheries, livestock
Partners: United States Agency for International Development,World Bank: International Development Association, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh
Donors: USAID, WB/IDA, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh

Improvement of selected infrastructure, specifically the creation or renovation of a few key collection and marketing centres

Lead Organization: World Bank
Date: 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2020
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 1 million households
Crops: Various crops, fisheries, livestock
Partners: United States Agency for International Development,World Bank: International Development Association, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh
Donors: USAID, WB/IDA, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh

Livestock value chain development, invluding investment in liming and cold storage for egg preservation, chilling plants for milk conservation, improved slaughterhouses and dressing houses for safer meat production, preparation of indigenous dairy products, milk pasteurization.

Lead Organization: World Bank
Date: 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2020
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 1 million households
Crops: Various crops, fisheries, livestock
Partners: United States Agency for International Development,World Bank: International Development Association, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh
Donors: USAID, WB/IDA, IFAD, Government of Bangladesh

Regional Training of Trainers (TOT) and awareness-raising programme on Horticultural Chain Management tailored to the SAARC context, and policy briefs developed

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 16/10/2014 - 31/01/2017
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: Extension specialists, academics, researchers, Non governmental Organization [NGO] technical and extension agents, farmers’ organization [FO] leaders, supply chain practitioners/actors (growers, harvesters, sorters, packers, haulers, traders, wholesale market operators/owners, and retailers
Crops: Mango, tomato, cauliflowwer, mandarin, banana, snap beans
Partners: Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh, Ministry of Agricultural Development, Nepal, Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka
Donors: FAO

Training on generalized principles of horticultural chain management

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 16/10/2014 - 31/01/2017
Country: BGD
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: Extension specialists, academics, researchers, Non governmental Organization [NGO] technical and extension agents, farmers’ organization [FO] leaders, supply chain practitioners/actors (growers, harvesters, sorters, packers, haulers, traders, wholesale market operators/owners, and retailers
Crops: Mango, tomato, cauliflowwer, mandarin, banana, snap beans
Partners: Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh, Ministry of Agricultural Development, Nepal, Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka
Donors: FAO