Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición (Foro FSN)

Pérdida y desperdicio de alimentos

Publicaciones emblemáticas de la FAO

Estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2019 - Progresos en la lucha contra la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimento

Esta nueva edición del informe tiene un enfoque específico en las pérdidas y el desperdicio de alimentos, y proporciona nuevas estimaciones de las pérdidas de alimentos a nivel mundial desde la cosecha hasta, aunque excluyéndolo, el nivel minorista. El informe, destinado responsables políticos...


Formulación de un Código de Conducta sobre la reducción de la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos

La consulta les invita a proporcionar comentarios y sugerencias sobre el anteproyecto anotado del Código de Conducta sobre la reducción de la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos, que se está desarrollando actualmente a petición del Comité de Agricultura de la FAO (COAG).

Informes y resúmenes

Food loss and waste and the right to adequate food: Making the connection

This Discussion paper explores the relationship between food loss and waste (FLW) and the right to adequate food. It focuses on the need to develop sustainable global consumption and production systems to contribute to the realization of the right to adequate food while it argues for a human rights...

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Food Loss Analysis E-learning course

Food loss is a complex issue, often with multiple and interrelated causes operating at different levels. This e-learning course introduces the FAO Case study methodology for the analysis of critical food loss points. This method focuses on revealing and analyzing the multidimensional causes of losses in selected food supply chains, identification of critical loss points, and recommendation of feasible food loss reduction solutions and strategies.

Informes y resúmenes

How Access to Energy Can Influence Food Losses

The report begins by reviewing the evidence to date focussing on the magnitude and geographical distribution of food losses. In the next sections the role of energy in post-harvest losses is discussed. Thereafter, the main entry points within the food value chain where lack of access to energy is...

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Informes y resúmenes

Local Food for Global Future

Nowadays it is generally recognized that the post World War II industrial agriculture and food in Western countries was succesful with regard to profit, but unsuccesful with respect to people and planet. The underlying structure was a linear economy and a poor interpretation of the sustainability...

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Food Losses and Waste in Europe and Central Asia

The paper discusses the issues and policy options for reduction of food losses and waste in Europe and Central Asia, focusing primarily on middle and low income countries of the region. Food losses and waste (FLW) depend on specific conditions and the local situation in a given country. In broad...

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HLPE e-consultation: Food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems

In November 2012, the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to conduct a study on Food Losses and Waste in the Context of Sustainable Food Systems. Final findings of the study will feed into CFS 41 Plenary session on policy convergence (October 2014).

As part of the process of elaboration of its reports, the HLPE now seeks inputs, suggestions, comments on the present V0 draft. This e-consultation will be used by the HLPE to further elaborate the report, which will then be submitted to external expert review, before finalization and approval by the HLPE Steering Committee.

Click here to access the discussion space.

Invitation to SAVE FOOD partnership event

The SAVE FOOD Initiative will be hosting a two-day partnership meeting in Rome on 10 and 11 December this year, to discuss further collaboration and the roles partners can (or want to) play in reducing food loss and waste. The meeting targets the 170 current partners in SAVE FOOD, and reaches out to other organizations and companies that are active in food loss or waste reduction.