SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally, generating significant challenges that could result in risks to food security and nutrition in many countries. Countries are ordering lockdowns, restricting movement and observing physical distancing to curb the pandemic. Disruptions in supply chains resulting from blockages on transport routes, transport restrictions...
The Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations, the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are pleased to invite you to “On the road to the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021: Highlighting health and...
On July 2nd a FAO Insights Webinar on Reducing Food Loss and Waste during COVID-19 and Beyond was held. The succesful session, participated by several hundreds of people, can be accessed at this link https://bit.ly/TacklingFLW   In addition you may want to consult: The two FAO presentations a) Mitigating risks to food systems during COVID-19:...
On 19 December, 2019, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) designated 29 September as the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (IDAFLW), recognizing that the observance of an IDAFLW would contribute significantly to raising awareness of the importance of the problem and its possible solutions at all...
Pulses are annual leguminous crops that constitute an affordable source of protein and minerals for a large proportion of rural populations across the globe (ref.).  Pulses include lentils, beans, peas, cowpea and chickpeas and are highly nutritious foods (ref.). In addition to being rich in plant-based protein, pulses are a...
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