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


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 ...
La Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático de 2023 (COP28), organizada por los Emiratos Árabes Unidos en Dubai, tendrá lugar entre el 30 de noviembre y el 12 de diciembre. La Conferencia está organizada para ser un hito en el esfuerzo mundial para combatir el cambio climático y garantizar la seguridad alimentaria para las generaciones presentes y futuras.
In a dynamic stride to foster a world with minimal food waste, the WFF's Youth Toward Zero Food Waste campaign recently held a series of engaging and interactive workshops, targeting youths from all across the world. 

Su Alteza Real la Princesa Marie de Dinamarca participó como invitada de honor en la Cena Internacional Anual Stop Wasting Food de 2023 organizada por la Embajada de Italia en Dinamarca y el movimie...


Con ocasión del Día Internacional de Concienciación sobre la Pérdida y el Desperdicio de Alimentos, el equipo encargado de las cuestiones relacionadas con la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos de la División de Alimentación y Nutrición de la FAO coordinó un acto de divulgación dirigido a lo...

Reducing food loss and waste represents a triple win opportunity ...

Food loss and waste (FLW) reduction is an important entry point to more sustainable, resilient and equitable agrifood systems in the Near East and North Africa (NENA). Interventions to reduce FLW support adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, lower the pressure on scarce water and ara...

La coalición “La comida no es nunca un desperdicio” se puso en marcha en Roma en 2021, durante los actos previos a la Cumbre de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Sistemas Alimentarios, para impulsar la Agenda 2030 con el fin de acelerar el ritmo de reducción de las pérdidas y el desperdicio de alimentos tras la Cumbre y lograr así la meta 12.3 de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS).
The conference took place between 24-27 April 2023 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, convening over 350 on-site and 1000 virtual participants from a range of actor groups. The conference focused on how food systems need to be transformed to overcome the multiple deeply rooted and interlinked crises. 
Women shopping fruits
On behalf of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, Antonio Tajani, announced today the UN Food Systems Stocktaking Moment, will take place in Rome, Italy from 24 – 26 July 2023, at the premises of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Debate sobra iniciativas e ideas en cuanto a la planificación y aplicación de sus vías nacionales para la transformación de los sistemas agroalimentarios a fin de reducir el hambre, la pobreza y la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos, proteger la biodiversidad y hacer frente al cambio climático.
The Holiday Season is rapidly approaching with annual Christmas and New Year celebrations among friends and families around 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. (Continue reading ...)
FAO online webinar to promote awareness of the various tools and methodologies.