Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rome/Labuan Bajo, Indonesia - The challenges undermining global food security call for a complex approach embracing investment, policy reforms and better use of resources, QU Dongy...

The commitment and support of G20 member countries to reduce FLW is highly required in efforts to achieve the SDGs goals. The availability and reliability of data is considered as the main key in measuring and formulating each country's strategy to reduce FLW. 

The State of Food and Agriculture 2019 (SOFA) launched at a press conference with the Director-General and Maximo Torero (ADG-ES), on Monday, 14 October at 12:00 in the Sheikh Zayed Centre is about Moving forward on food loss and waste reduction. It provides in...


Food waste is a serious problem worldwide, including in Europe. Research efforts are being carried out to reduce food waste. In this paper, we focus on using modern digital technologies (also known as Industry 4.0 technologies) to reduce waste in food supply chains. Based on interactions with a n...


A “growing reliance” on food banks across the world risks discouraging proper state policies to deal with poverty, according to a joint warning issued by academics and charities.


Wedding planners and sustainability experts weighed in on how to consume mindfully while planning the wedding of your dreams.




Virtual Event, 12/12/2022

A Food Loss and Waste Master class will be held in December 2022. This virtual event will be addressed to youth who want to discover more about the causes of food loss and waste and solutions to achieving the SDG 12.3 target.



Hybrid Event, 13/10/2022

The Waste Watcher observatory presents the results from a recent study on food waste in 9 countries of the world: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, United Kingdom, USA, South-Africa, Brasil, Japan.

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On 14 December 2021, the European Food Banks Federation organised its Annual Forum on Food Aid and Social Inclusion with the title “Fruits and vegetables for human development: let’s take action!”. This conference is organised by FEBA together with Italmercati. On this ocassion, we bring together distinguished speakers addressing the...


The Food Waste Index Report aims at supporting the goals of SDG 12.3. It does so by presenting the most comprehensive food waste data collection, analysis and modelling to date, generating a new estimate of global food waste.


FAO National Goodwill Ambassador for Ireland Diarmuid Gavin interviews Iseult Ward, Co-founder, Food Cloud, Ireland. Food Cloud is a non-profit social enterprise headquartered in Ireland that has established solutions for food redistribution which connects food businesses with local producers....


Marking International Day for Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, FAO National Goodwill Ambassador for Ireland Diarmuid Gavin reminds us that 31 % of total greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to the food system. He calls for all of us to act in order to maximize the use of food produced and to reduce food loss and waste.