Plateforme technique sur l’évaluation et la réduction des pertes et du gaspillage alimentaires


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).
Les fonctionnaires s’étaient réunis pour mettre en commun leurs retours d’expérience et leurs idées concernant la planification et la mise en œuvre des feuilles de route nationales pour la transformation des systèmes agroalimentaires en vue de combattre la faim et la pauvreté, de réduire les pertes et le gaspillage de nourriture, de protéger la biodiversité et de lutter contre le changement climatique.
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 ...)

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...

FAO online webinar to promote awareness of the various tools and methodologies.
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.
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.

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...


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 ...

FAO online webinar to promote awareness of the various tools and methodologies.

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. 
Join us for an overview presentation on the "Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste (TPFLW) tools, methodologies, and resources to support work and efforts to measure and reduce food loss and waste".

More than 50 government ministers from African member countries are taking part in the hybrid conference.


The FAO 37th Regional  Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean ended on Friday in Quito, Ecuador, after five days of discussions. Participants included the President of Ecuador, Guillermo Laso, the Prime Minister of Haiti, Ariel Henry, the Vice President of Ecuador, Alfredo Borrero...


FAO is deeply concerned about the food security situation in Ukraine.

The war that began on 24 February 2022 has caused extensive damage and loss of life in key population centres, spread across rural areas, and sparked massive displacement. It is clear that the war has resulted in a ma...

SDG 12.3 - Food Loss and Food Waste: A Once in a Generation Opportunity

A webinar co-organized by IFPRI, Embassy of Denmark, World Resource Institute, Champions 12.3; and with the collaboration of the World Food Forum

The military invasion in Ukraine has caused fresh risks to global food security in a context of already sharp increases in food prices. Short...


36th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for the Near East

The Ministerial Session of the 36th Regional Conference for the Near East (#NERC36) is open to all FAO members in the Near East and North Africa region, representatives of the United Nations Bodies and specialized agencies an...


Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021- Side Event (20 January 2022 / 10:00 hours CET)

Fruits and vegetables are important constituents of healthy diets. High levels of losses and waste in fruits and vegetables, however, represent a considerable waste of the beneficial nutrients th...