SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction

Mireille Totobesola, project manager, Uganda field trip, Sept. 2015
Launching Workshop in Burkina Faso, May 2015
Certificates ceremony, DRC, April 2016
Facilitating access to PH technologies for smallholders to pilot, Burkina Faso, October 2016
Group photo after ToT, Bulungu (DRC), Nov. 2016

Country-based activities

Outcome 2 of the Mainstreaming food loss reduction initiatives for smallholders in food deficit areas project aims at "Improved handling and storage options within the grains and pulses value chains are benefiting smallholder farmers in pilot countries: Burkina Faso, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)".

This section of the website describes and documents the different steps of project implementation in the three countries according to the below listed activities.

1) Identification of critical points for food loss reduction in selected agri-food supply chains and formulation of viable solutions based on national level loss analysis related to:

2) Developing and strengthening capacity of multi-stakeholder actors to address the main key loss points. The critical loss points identified in the country analysis were validated in national fora, and selected interventions planned and implemented based on those critical points.

3) Piloting and testing potential solutions to reduce food losses at country level.

Relevant information and news from the pilot countries

Réduire les pertes post-capture : un enjeu pour les pêches en RD Congo (08/06/2016 - in French)

Video: Mainstreaming food loss reduction solutions for smallholder farmers in Burkina Faso - long version (in French)