Plataforma técnica sobre la medición y la reducción de las pérdidas y el desperdicio de alimentos


COAG side event: food loss analysis methodology

At the 26th Session of the FAO Committee on Agriculture the UN Rome-based agencies in collaboration with the Permanent Representation of Switzerland to FAO, IFAD and WFP have organized a side event.

SDG 12.3 calls for, halving per capita global food waste at the retail and con...

SFS WEBINAR: Promoting partnerships and synergies for food loss and waste reduction

The 10YFP is a global commitment that was adopted at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in 2012, in response to the need to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production (SCP) in both developed and developing countries. The One Planet networ...

Rabobank Launches Food Loss Challenge Asia for Start-Ups

Rabobank, a leading global bank in food & agri and sustainability, is proud to announce the launch of the Food Loss Challenge Asia. Debuting in Asia, the open innovation Challenge will see disruptive start-ups present their ag-tech solutions to reduce food loss to a platform of leading Foo...


In an effort to assist and achieve the Malabo PHL and SDG 12:3 food loss reduction goals, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Rockefeller Foundation (RF) and the African Union Commission (AUC) have been collaborating on the project: Support to t...


In FAO HQ (Rome, Italy) an official event has presented to the public the newly published E-learning course on Food Loss Analysis, an output of the joint UN Rome-based agencies (RBA) project on "Mainstreaming food loss reducti...


FAO is organizing a series of Training of Trainers (TOT) to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals and institutions, through collaboration with institutions, to implement the FAO Food Loss Analysis methodology in order to support evidence-based food losses reduction strategies and policy at national and regional levels.


As custodian agency of 21 indicators, FAO has developed a methodology and guiding tools for each indicator which provide countries with step-by-step guidance on the entire reporting process, including data collection, assessment and computation of the results. Indicator 12.3.1 is in the proces...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are jointly launching the e-learning course on Food Loss Analysis.
Food Loss And Food Waste Reduction And Recovery Initiative of the Faculty of Agriculture University of Mauritius

The Faculty of Agriculture (FoA) of the University of Mauritius is leading the “Food Loss and Waste Reduction and Recovery” Initiative (hereafter referred to as FLoWeR Initiative) scheduled over one year (February 2018 to March 2019) with the aim of creating national awareness on food...

Del 11 al 15 de septiembre de 2017 se celebró en el Bellagio Center de la Función Rockefeller un taller inspirado por las discusiones con la iniciativa YieldWise y centrado en los enfoques de mercado para aumentar las experiencias de éxito de gestión postcosecha utilizando las lecciones del África subsahariana.
Food Loss Analysis E-learning course

An e-learning course developed in the framework of the RBA joint "Mainstreaming food loss reduction strategies for smallholders in food-deficit areas" introdu...

A new project on affordable post-harvest technologies such as low-cost cold storage equipments to boost farmers resilience and income is managed by Dr Jane Ambuko, a scientist at the University of Nairobi's Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection and CoP on food loss reduction member.

On 21-22 November 2017 a high level ministerial dialogue was held to launch the Post-Harvest Losses Reduction and Agro-processing (PHAP) flagship funding by the African Development Bank (AfDB). 

The programme included: Session 1 - Realizing the value of increased productivity ...

Support Post-Harvest Losses Reduction and Agro-Processing (PHAP)

The African Development Bank, in collaboration with FAO, is organizing a High Level Ministerial Dialogue on Post-Harvest Losses Reduction and Agro-Processing (PHAP), to be held in Abidjan on 21-2...


This consultation on linkages between FLW and Nutrition is aimed at understanding links between FLW and nutrition. A study has investigated losses of vitamins A and C associated with frui...


Los participantes del acto común sobre las lecciones aprendidas del proyecto de reducción de pérdida de alimentos implementado conjuntamente por los organismos de la ONU con sede en Roma (OSR) reclamaron el incremento de proyectos piloto para cumplir adecuadamente con la reducción exigida de pérdida de alimentos.


The Community of Practice on food loss reduction is drawing the attention to nutritional composition of losses and what research organizations are doing on this topic. 

To date, much of the research on...


El World Food Preservation Center® LLC, en colaboración con su universidad hermanada (Universidad de Nairobi) y en consorcio con universidades e instituciones de investigación y desarrollo de África, organizó la I Congreso y exposición sobre reducción de pérdidas poscosecha de toda África.

Las pérdidas de alimentos son un problema importante en la República Democrática del Congo (RDC) debido a las deficiencias existentes en las infraestructuras poscosecha, las tecnologías y las capacidades que afectan al sector agrícola del país. El 6 de abril de 2017, partes interesadas clave se reunieron durante un taller en Kinshasa para debatir sobre orientaciones y recomendaciones técnicas, políticas y estratégicas para reducir las pérdidas de alimentos en el país.
Towards the development of post-harvest management policy and strategy in Burkina Faso

Towards the development of post-harvest management policy and strategy: supporting a strategic roadmap for the reduction of post-harvest losses in cereals and pulses in Burkina Faso

On 15 March 2017, key stakeholders met in Ouagadougou to discuss technical, policy and s...