SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction

IFAD - Inclusive Value Chain Development Project (PRODEFI)

IFAD - Fisheries Resources Management Programme (FReMP)

Rural Resilience Project (RRP)

IFAD - Catalysing Inclusive Value Chain Partnerships Project (DINAMINGA)

IFAD - Access to Markets Project (ATMP)

IFAD - Andhra Pradesh Drought Mitigation Project (APDMP)

IFAD - Atlas Mountains Rural Development Project (PDRMA)

IFAD - Rwanda Dairy Development Project (RDDP)

IFAD - Smallholder Irrigation Revitalization Program (SIRP)

IFAD - Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP)

Construction of post-harvest infrastructure: rice drying areas, grain storage facilities, collection hangars for horticultural products, shelters for various processing units, rural access roads and paths

Lead Organization: IFAD
Date: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2020
Country: CIV
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 240,000 smallholders
Crops: Rice, maize, casava and vegetables
Partners: OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire
Donors: IFAD, OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire

Improved access to processing equipment for rice (5 micro rice-shelling facilities, modernization of small shelling equipment through provision of grants), maize (400 drying tarpaulings, 600 small shellers, 10 mobile shelling units, 95 grinders), manioc (grinder equipment for cooperatives, 3 attieke production units) and horticulture

Lead Organization: IFAD
Date: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2020
Country: CIV
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 240,000 smallholders
Crops: Rice, maize, casava and vegetables
Partners: OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire
Donors: IFAD, OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire

Matching grant covering production and processing equipment for producer organizations

Lead Organization: IFAD
Date: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2020
Country: CIV
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 240,000 smallholders
Crops: Rice, maize, casava and vegetables
Partners: OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire
Donors: IFAD, OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire

Professionalization of post-harvest agents through i) formalisation of downstream activities such as collection, processing; ii) support to contract arrangements for farmers groups; iii) promote contracts between different VC actors; iv) provision of text-based market information; v) provision of information on quality standards and means of meeting them

Lead Organization: IFAD
Date: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2020
Country: CIV
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 240,000 smallholders
Crops: Rice, maize, casava and vegetables
Partners: OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire
Donors: IFAD, OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire

Provision of agro-climatic information through distribution of rain gauges and the rehabilitation of weather stations, the establishment of a local radio information service

Lead Organization: IFAD
Date: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2020
Country: CIV
Place: N/A
Beneficiaries: 240,000 smallholders
Crops: Rice, maize, casava and vegetables
Partners: OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire
Donors: IFAD, OPEC Fund for International Development, Government of Côte d’Ivoire

Proposal for incorporation of a food loss reduction strategy into the National Agricultural Investment Plan

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/02/2014 - 31/08/2016
Country: CMR
Place: Yaoundé
Beneficiaries: Government
Crops: any
Partners: Ministry of Agriculture
Donors: Norway

Raising the understanding on post-harvest loss issues, assessing the losses and identifying effective solutions are some of the aspects of capacity development

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/02/2014 - 31/08/2016
Country: CMR
Place: Yaoundé
Beneficiaries: Government
Crops: any
Partners: Ministry of Agriculture
Donors: Norway

Taking stock of existing information and undertaking additional research to identify: major causes of food losses along selected value chains; good practices and solutions to reduce them; and needs for capacity building at policy level and for value chain actors.

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/02/2014 - 31/08/2016
Country: CMR
Place: Yaoundé
Beneficiaries: Government
Crops: any
Partners: Ministry of Agriculture
Donors: Norway

Hold Regional, and National consultations/workshops involving staff of relevant Ministries, frontline organizations, field teams, local authorities, regional institutions, and development agencies to promote lessons learned and best practices in approaches/investments for loss reduction.

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/08/2015 - 30/06/2017
Country: COD
Place: national
Beneficiaries: Small holder farmers, food supply chain actors
Crops: rice, maize
Partners: IFAD, WFP
Donors: SDC

Organize trainings to strengthen capacity on solutions developed and validated by FAO, IFAD and WFP at smallholder, association, enterprise and community levels

Lead Organization: FAO of the UN
Date: 01/08/2015 - 30/06/2017
Country: COD
Place: national
Beneficiaries: Small holder farmers, food supply chain actors
Crops: rice, maize
Partners: IFAD, WFP
Donors: SDC