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As custodian agency of 21 indicators, FAO has developed a methodology and guiding tools for each indicator which provide countries with step-by-step guidance on the entire reporting process, including data collection, assessment and computation of the results. Indicator 12.3.1 is in the process of reclassification from Tier III to Tier...
The Faculty of Agriculture (FoA) of the University of Mauritius is leading the “Food Loss and Waste Reduction and Recovery” Initiative (hereafter referred to as FLoWeR Initiative) scheduled over one year (February 2018 to March 2019) with the aim of creating national awareness on food loss and food waste reduction...
An e-learning course developed in the framework of the RBA joint "Mainstreaming food loss reduction strategies for smallholders in food-deficit areas" introduces the FAO Case study methodology for the analysis of critical food loss points and is now available online. This method focuses on revealing and analyzing the multidimensional causes...
Just released: Bellagio statement on post-harvest management (26 March 2018).  More information are available here.     Background: A workshop was held at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center (11-15 September 2017), inspired by discussions with the YieldWise Initiative, focused on market-based approaches to scale up successful Post-Harvest Management (PHM) experiences, drawing on lessons from Sub Saharan...
A new project on affordable post-harvest technologies such as low-cost cold storage equipments to boost farmers resilience and income is managed by Dr Jane Ambuko, a scientist at the University of Nairobi's Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection and CoP on food loss reduction member. The Daily Nation online newspaper,...
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