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Numerous initiatives have been developed world-wide to combat FLW. However, 2015 has the distinction of being one of the most active years in recent memory. Seven international conferences addressing food loss and waste reduction were planned and executed with the support of SAVE FOOD. Taking the opportunity to structure these...
Food waste, Food loss

Reducing food loss and waste can contribute to food security and sustainability. Measuring food loss and waste, identifying where in the food system it occurs, and developing effective policies along the value chain are essential first steps toward addressing the problem. This is a book chapter from the 2016 Global...
Food waste, Food loss

The EU-funded food waste prevention project, FUSIONS, published updated food waste estimates for the 28 EU Member States (MS) aimed at supporting MS in establishing more reliable monitoring and reporting of national food waste data at each stage in the food supply chain. This research has shown that there are still...
Food waste

The EU-funded food waste prevention project, FUSIONS, published a Food Waste Quantification Manual to support EU Member States (MS) in establishing more reliable monitoring and reporting of national food waste data at each stage in the food supply chain. This research has shown that there are still some major data gaps...
Food waste

Jointly drafted by FAO and LEI Wageningen UR, this paper uses scenario analyses to investigate how reductions in food loss and waste (FLW) in the European Union (EU) could influence prices in sub-Saharan Africa – as a source and destination of traded agricultural and food products. In addition to a...
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