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

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07/12/2022
The Holiday Season is rapidly approaching with annual Christmas and New Year celebrations among friends and families set to take place around much of the world. Despite what is usually a festive period, for many, there are still numerous concerns and worry due to the current ongoing global crises. 
17/11/2022

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pleased to launch a call for governments, companies, institutions and individuals to pledge to align their action agendas to halve food waste by 2030 and reduce food losses by at least 25 percent, toward acceleratin...

10/11/2022
FAO online webinar to promote awareness of the various tools and methodologies.
26/10/2022
The event, which aimed at gathering perspectives and experiences from stakeholders from various parts of the world regarding applying science and leveraging innovation to sustainably reduce food loss and waste (FLW), resulted in a very rich discussion that looked at the nature of science and innovation for FLW reduction and the enabling environment to support innovation.
29/09/2022
Tackling the scourge of food loss and waste represents a triple win opportunity for the climate, for food security, as well as for the sustainability of our agrifood systems.
28/09/2022

Reducing food loss and waste represents a “triple-win” opportunity—for the climate, for food security and for the sustainability of our food systems. It must be a priority in these times of rising food insecurity, malnutrition and hunger across the globe.

For many of us on the planet tod...

30/08/2022

Food loss and waste (FLW) is a global burden with a negative impact on the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. The loss and waste of food suitable for human consumption hampers food security and nutrition and hinders the realization of the human right to ...

21/07/2022
FAO online webinar to promote awareness of the various tools and methodologies.
10/07/2022

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...

21/06/2022
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.