Food loss measurement related News
Food loss measurement related Publications
The 2011 FAO assessment of global food losses and waste (1) estimated that each year, one-third of all food produced in the world for human consumption never reached the consumer’s table. This not only means a missed opportunity for the economy and food security, but also a waste of all...
Reduction of food losses and waste in Europe and Central Asia for improved food secutiry and sgrifood chain efficiency
This study represents one of a number of UN/FAO-supported research initiatives on the subject of food losses and waste. It builds on the ground breaking research and conclusions of the Global Food Losses Study commissioned in 2011 from the Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology, updating its data and consolidating its analysis.
During the recent decades numerous studies have been undertaken to assess the quantities of food losses and food waste in many countries of the world. Most of these studies were conducted at national level, and based on literature review, statistical data, and stakeholder interviews.
Continental Programme on Post-harvest Losses (PHL) Reduction Rapid Needs Assessment – Working Document - Ghana
This note describes the outcomes of a rapid assessment of the post-harvest situation in Ghana for selected commodities (cassava, yams, maize, rice, sorghum, fruits [mangos and pineapples], vegetables [tomatoes], animal products and fish) including key constraints, risks and opportunities, and suggests possible priority interventions and next steps/actions to be taken...
Continental Programme on Post-Harvest Losses (PHL) Reduction Rapid Needs Assessment – Working Document - Malawi
The post-harvest chain involves a series of interconnected activities from the time of crop harvest, live animal sales at farm gate, milk at immediate post-milking stage, or fish capture to the delivery of the food to the consumer. The nature of the activities varies considerably according to the type of...
Continental Programme on Post-Harvest Losses (PHL) Reduction Rapid Country Needs Assessment - Mozambique
This note describes the post-harvest situation in Mozambique for selected commodities. It identifies key constraints, risks and opportunities, and suggests possible priority interventions and actions to be taken that may lead to specific projects to be proposed to AfDB and other donors for financing. The annexes provide additional information on...