SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction

Lessons from the SDC capitalization of experiences (CAPEX) exercise on Postharvest Management (PHM) Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) In 2008, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) started supporting PHM initiatives in SSA. These was built on the successful results of the POSTCOSECHA Programme  in Central America, which prompted more...
In this COVID-19 crisis FAO wants to propose for consultation and raise awareness to food waste issues. You can access a series of an educational-engaging package designed to educate young people to value food and reduce its loss. The goal is to raise awareness among school children, teachers, staff and their...
On 25 March 2020 will start a series of technical webinars, organized by Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France), UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific), and FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). It is an opportunity for all of us...
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...