Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición • Foro FSN

Topic: Food losses and waste

Food Security and Nutrition resources

How Access to Energy Can Influence Food Losses

The report begins by reviewing the evidence to date focussing on the magnitude and geographical distribution of food losses. In the next sections the role of energy in post-harvest losses is discussed. Thereafter, the main entry points within the food value chain where lack of access to energy...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Local Food for Global Future

Nowadays it is generally recognized that the post World War II industrial agriculture and food in Western countries was succesful with regard to profit, but unsuccesful with respect to people and planet. The underlying structure was a linear economy and a poor interpretation of the...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Food Losses and Waste in Europe and Central Asia

The paper discusses the issues and policy options for reduction of food losses and waste in Europe and Central Asia, focusing primarily on middle and low income countries of the region.
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Investigación actual y/o actividades sobre las pérdidas y/o residuos de alimentos en todo el mundo

Cerca de un tercio de los alimentos que se producen cada año en el mundo para el consumo humano – es decir, alrededor de 1 300 millones de toneladas – se pierden o desperdician, según el estudio Global food losses and food waste (Pérdidas y desperdicio de alimentos en el mundo) de la Organización para la Ali-mentación y Agricultura de las Naciones Unidas (FAO).