Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste
After a general overview of the comparative advantages of the FTT-Thiaroye, detailed information are provided to any development practitioner or any interested person or entity on the different components/devices, the supply in fuel, how to use and operate the FTT-Thiaroye, and how to care and maintain it.  
Year: 2015
Author: FAO
Research at the global level has shown that halving losses and waste along the food value-chain would save food resources equivalent to 25% of current agricultural production. The level of PHLs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is comparable to a devastating disease, ignored by the victims themselves. Indeed, although PHLs are...
Year: 2015
Author: FANRPAN
This document outlines a Regional Strategic Framework for reducing food losses and waste in the re- gion. It responds to the FAO NERC-31 (in May 2012) recommendation calling on FAO to “assist member countries in addressing the key challenges of reducing food waste and losses by conducting compre- hensive studies...
Year: 2015
Author: FAO
The Agriculture Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is characterized by poor post-harvest practices. Post-harvest losses (PHL) in SSA are the highest in the world (PHL) amounting to between 26% and 36%. This corresponds to 120-170kg/capita year of production losses of edible parts of the food. Poor post-harvest practices are related...
Year: 2015
Author: FANRPAN
Reducing food loss and waste is widely seen as an important way to reduce production costs and increase the efficiency of the food system, improve food security and nutrition, and contribute towards environmental sustainability. Growing attention to food loss and waste is reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG...
Year: 2019
Author: FAO
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