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

The International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV-2021) Background Paper

This background paper outlines the benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption, but also examines the various aspects of the fruit and vegetable sector from a food systems approach: from sustainable production and trade to loss and waste management.  This paper provides an overview of the sector and a framework and a starting point for discussion for the Year, highlighting the interlinkages of stakeholders and key issues to be considered for action during the IYFV.


Year: 2020
Author: FAO