Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

News and Events

News

During the COVID-19 crises the FAO and IFWC  series of an educational-engaging package designed to educate young people to value food and reduce its waste is useful to all. The goal is to raise awareness among school children, teachers, staff...
Food waste
This 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...
Food loss
On 19 December 2019 the UN General Assembly adopted resolutions designating 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 21 May as International Tea Day and 29 September as International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and...
Food waste, Food loss

Events

from 12/03/2020
to 12/03/2020

IFPRI special event With just ten years to go before the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG 2030) is to be fulfilled, reducing food loss and waste is critical to achieving this agenda. Building on the 2019 inaugural event, this special event will address whether as a global community [...]
Food waste, Food loss

from 14/10/2019
to 14/10/2019

FAO has recently launched the FAO Framework on the Urban Food Agenda in Rome and New York. This Framework serves as a corporate strategy for responding to the demands for implementing the New Urban Agenda ensuring resilient food systems and [...]
Food waste

from 14/10/2019
to 14/10/2019

Reducing food waste and loss are long-standing challenges undermining efforts to end hunger, improve farmer incomes, and promote sustainable production and consumption. Understanding where and why losses occur along the food chain is essential to effective policy interventions. For instance, [...]
Food waste, Food loss