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


The fifth observance will highlight the critical need for financing to bolster efforts to reduce food loss and waste, contribute to achieving climate goals and advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) continue to serve as a major source of employment and income generation in the agriculture and tourism sectors in countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market.

By providing accessible information on food loss through video advisories, the FLAPP empowers farmers, companies, producer associations, and cooperatives to make informed decisions and apply evidence-based solutions.

As part of the Swiss-funded project titled "Reducing Food Losses through Improved Post-Harvest Management (PHM) in Ethiopia", FAO supported a post-harvest loss (PHL) assessment study. The study was conducted in four grain crops. Food losses in the country, altough different in terms o...

On occasion of the International Day of Zero Waste observance, UNEP and WRAP launch the Food Waste Index Report 2024. The report provides the latest global estimates on food waste, occurring at retail and consumer level. Addressing food waste is an important facet of embracing zero waste and tackling the climate crisis.
Final meeting of PRIMA project "Innovative Sustainable technologies TO extend the shelf-life of Perishable MEDiterranean fresh fruit, vegetables and aromatic plants and to reduce WASTE." The Project StopMedWaste aims to extend the shelf-life of perishable fresh fruit vegetables and aromatic pla...
Best practices for collaborations between farmers and Food Banks on recovering and redistributing produce to charities supporting people in need were discussed at GFFA.
It is the time of the year again when families and friends get together and celebrate the holiday season. A time to give thanks and share our blessings with one another. A time for traditional festivities and joyful celebrations.
A news story by Jong-Jin Kim, Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific.
Benefits and Limitations of Methods of Measuring Food Losses
At COP-28, a side-event discusses how FLW reduction can contribute to GHG emissions reduction ...