SAVE FOOD: Initiative mondiale de réduction des pertes et du gaspillage alimentaires

La FAO et ses partenaires encouragent l’innovation sociale visant à réduire les pertes et le gaspillage alimentaires dans la ville la plus grande de la Chine

Mai 2017: Au fur et à mesure que les pays deviennent de plus en plus riches et les régimes alimentaires changent, la variété et la quantité de nourriture consommée augmente, tout en ayant pour effet l’augmentation des pertes et du gaspillage alimentaires : cette question a été au cœur du forum organisé dans la plus grande ville de Chine. L’évènement d’une journée, consacré à trouver des stratégies pour diminuer les pertes et le gaspillage à Shanghai, a été co-organisé par l’Organisation pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture des Nations Unies (FAO) et par Bottle Dream, une organisation œuvrant pour l’innovation sociale en Chine. [Lire la suite]

FOOD IS LIFE We need to reduce food loss and food waste in Timor-Leste.

The videos were produced for Timorese audience to create awareness on food losses and food waste.

SAVE FOOD va faire ses débuts en Chine pendant le swop 2017

Afin de réduire les pertes et le gaspillage de la Chine, l’initiative SAVE FOOD va faire ses débuts en Chine lors du SWOP 2017– l’exposition la plus importante de la Chine et de l’Asie dans le secteur de la transformation et de l’emballage, consacrée aux groupes cible des produits alimentaires, des boissons, de la confiserie, des produits de boulangerie, des produits pharmaceutiques, cosmétiques, des produits non alimentaires pour les consommateurs et des produits industriels dans les marchés clés émergeants. [Lire la suite]

Measuring the Impacts of a Save Food Campaign to Reduce Food Waste on Campus in Thailand

Panate Manomaivibool, Chidsanuphong Chart-asa, Pattayaporn Unroj

This study measured the impact of an awareness campaign to reduce food waste on campus. Information cues were installed at strategic locations in a canteen to engage university students in food waste prevention. Stickers with food ordering tips were placed in front of the food vendors. Information cards about resource use in food production were placed on dining tables to remind students to finish what they had ordered [read more]

MySaveFood was launched based on the SAVE FOOD Campaign

Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute - MARDI

  • 2016, March
    MYSaveFood Initiative was launched by Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia on the 10 March 2016 at Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC) Putrajaya. The main objectives of MYsavefood initiative are to create a network consisting of government agencies, private organisations, community and residential associations to drive the MYsavefood programme and create an awareness that reducing food loss and food waste is vital [read more]

Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Agroecology for Asia and the Pacific

  • 2015: 24-26 November, Bangkok, Thailand.
    The FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is organizing a Multi-Stakeholders Consultation on Agroecology for Asia and the Pacific from 24 to 26 November 2015. This event derives from the context of a global and regional growing interest in the issue of Agroecology expressed by governments, civil society and academia. [read more]

International workshop and conference on agricultural post-harvest handling and processing

  • 2015: 18-19 November, Bogor, Indonesia.
    Indonesian government have pointed some targets to achieve national self-sufficiency on seven food commodities, i.e. rice, corn, soybean, meat, sugarcane, chili and tomato. Ministry of Agriculture, The Republic Indonesia, is currently implementing a national program, called UPSUS aimed at increasing productivity and production while at the same time reducing yield losses. [read more]

Food is Life - SAVE FOOD

FAO and its partners are campaigning to cut food waste across the Asia-Pacific region. The "Save Food Asia-Pacific" campaign is targeting losses that occur in the field both during and after harvest, on fishing boats at sea, in the markets, supermarkets and restaurants of our towns and cities - and in our homes.

Run for Save Food - May 10, 2015

Save Food Marathon: Thousands run to raise awareness
on food loss and food waste.

Bangkok, Thailand
More than 4,000 dedicated runners have braved the summer heat in Bangkok to promote greater awareness of food loss and food waste in the “Run for Save Food” event organized by the National Jogging Association of Thailand and supported by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Asia-Pacific countries move forward with FAO regional initiative to meet the Zero Hunger Challenge head on

  • 2015:A regional initiative for the National Zero Hunger Challenge is being actively implemented in five Asian countries, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced. [read more]

NTUC FairPrice develops framework to engage community and partners to reduce food waste

  • 2014: In commemoration of World Food Day, NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) announces plans to address food waste through a structured framework which includes enhancing internal processes, public education, and collaboration with partners to reduce food waste. [read more]

SAVE FOOD Asia-Pacific Campaign

  • 2013: launch of the SAVE FOOD Asia-Pacific Campaign in Bangkok, Thailand. Strategic action areas were identified through the consultation: awareness raising, the relevant role of the private sector and support mechanisms by governments in order to facilitate smallholder effective organization along with the role played by consumers.

Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific