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E-Forum on Full Cost Accounting of Food Wastage, 21 October-24 November 2013


  • FAO Natural Resources Management Department: Nadia El-Hage Scialabba
  • E-Forum facilitators: Soren Moller and Mathilde Iweins

In cooperation with

  • FiBL: Christian Schader and Adrian Mueller

 Target audience

  • All those interested in reflecting environmental and social externalities in economic costs, including but not limited to experts interested in evaluating the full  cost  of food loss and waste


  • Introduce, improve and validate a framework for the Full Cost Accounting of Food Wastage
  • Discuss economic monetization methods of  food wastage impact on climate change, water, land  and biodiversity

 Expected outcomes

  • A shared methodology for full-cost accounting of food wastage