FAO and Messe Düsseldorf are collaborating with donors, bi- and multi-lateral agencies and financial institutions and private sector partners (the food packaging industry and others) to develop and implement the programme on food loss and waste reduction.
- FAO Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC)
33rd session - Rome, Italy, 9 - 13 May 2016
Governments from the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region have made concerted efforts to recognize the issue of food losses and waste (FLW)
- FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC)
30th Session - Antalya, Turkey, 4 - 6 May 2016
- SAVE FOOD Asia-Pacific Campaign
This Campaign seeks to raise awareness about the high levels of food losses - particularly post-harvest losses - and the growing problem of food waste in the region.
The study highlights the losses occurring along the entire food chain, and makes assessments of their magnitude. Further, it identifies causes of food losses and possible ways of preventing them [...]
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Food Programme (WFP) launched the joint project “Mainstreaming food loss reduction initiatives for smallholders in food deficit areas” which is funded by the Swiss Government. The project aims to tackle food losses in grains and pulses value chains in three pilot countries (Burkina Faso, DRC and Uganda), and one of its outcomes is a web-based Food loss reduction Community of Practice.