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

Training of Trainers on FAO Food Loss Analysis methodology


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.

In different regions, a core group of at least twenty post-harvest experts will be trained on the application of the FAO Food Loss Analysis methodology for 5 days. The most outstanding trainers will be identified through evaluation and tests during and post training workshop, and recommended for the training of other professionals.

The first ToT session of this series is carried out in Douala, Cameroun from 28 May to 1 June 2018 benefitting about twenty participants from seven Central and West African francophone countries. The ToT is organized with the l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Sciences  Agro-Industrielles Ngaoundere (ENSAI) with support from FAO Nutrition and Food Systems Division and the UN RBA joint project on food loss reduction funded by the Swiss Development and Cooperation agency (SDC). At the opening session held on the morning of 28 May 2018 the director of ENSAI welcomed the participants together with Mr Djibril Drame, agro-industry officer of FAO Headquarters (Rome, Italy).

Djibril Drame, FAO and Emmanuel Nso, ENSAI Director at the opening session