Food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems

    Report elaboration process and related documents

    You can find in this page all the elements and documents relevant to the elaboration of this report, according to the different steps of the HLPE process (click here for a flowchart of the HLPE process for the HLPE studies).

    1) Elaboration of the request by CFS (October 2012)

    2) Scoping consultation (13 March - 12 April 2013):

    3) Open call for candidatures for the Project Team selection (3 - 30 April 2013)

    4) Project Team appointment by the HLPE Steering Committee (3 September 2013)

    5) Kick-off meeting of the Project Team (17-19 September 2013)

    6) Production and release of a V0 Draft by the Project Team (23 December 2013)

    7) Electronic open consultation on the V0 Draft (23 December 2013 - 30 January 2014):

    8) Write-up meeting of the Project Team (18-20 February 2014)

    9) Production of V1 Draft by the Project Team (mid-March 2014)

    10) V1 Draft submitted to external review to eminent anonymous peers (19-30 March 2014)

    11) Production of V2 (post-review) by the Project Team (April 2014)

    12) Finalization of report and submission to the Steering Committee (April 2014)

    13) Meeting of the Steering Committee and approval of the report (27-29 April 2014)

    14) Publication of the Report in English and forward to the CFS

    15) Launch of the Report in FAO Headquarters, 3 July 2014

    16) Translations in all languages available [AR, CH, ES, FR, RU]

    17) Presentation at CFS 41. Read the opening statement from the HLPE Chairperson. See also the CFS 41 Final Report and all session documents for reference. Further information at the CFS 41 webpage.

    The HLPE warmly thanks all the participants having contributed with very valuable inputs and comments to the two open electronic consultations, first on a proposed scope of the study, and second, on an advanced draft (V0) of this report. The full list of participants can be found here.

    The HLPE also acknowledges the important feedback received from the anonymous peer-reviewers on a pre-final draft of this report.