SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction

A pilot project implemented by Kyoto University in 2019, aimed at raising awareness on food waste in canteens on the campus, and enhancing the knowledge and engagement of students in reducing food loss and waste, determined that approximately 20 per cent of food is wasted in canteens on campus. Research...
19 December 2019, New York/Rome - FAO welcomes today's decision by the United Nations to create two new international days and one international year devoted to issues directly related to food and agriculture.  The UN General Assembly adopted resolutions designating 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 21 May...
At its 7th meeting on 12 December 2019,the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste launched recommendations for action to help accelerate the EU's progress towards global food loss and waste reduction targets. The EU and its Member States are committed to meeting the food loss and waste reduction targets adopted by...
In occasion of the National Postharvest Week, about 120 participants attended the two-day Second International Conference of the Ethiopian Society of Postharvest Management (ESPHM) held from 6 to 7 December 2019. The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopian Society of Post-Harvest Management (EPPH), and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
The new partnership will strengthen small island nations' efforts to grow more food, avoid food loss and waste, use already scarce natural resources more sustainably, and be better equipped to withstand the impacts of climate change to which they are particularly prone. Through this new partnership, the UN food agency and...
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