Knowledge sharing, learning and technical exchange on food loss and waste reduction webinar focus on the Caribbean region
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted an online knowledge-sharing webinar to promote awareness of tools and methodologies in the framework of the Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste (TPFLW). Click to read more about the webinars held for the African Region and Asian Region.
The webinar provided an overview of the new and improved TPFLW. There were numerous participants from the Caribbean Region, including the Bahamas (7%), Barbados (9%), Chile (5%), Guyana (12%), Jamaica (5%), Saint Kitts (3%), Trinidad and Tobago (9%), as well as Colombia, Italy, Mexico, the United States of America and others.
Most participants were from research institutes (27%). Other areas represented were governmental institutions (20%), United Nations agencies (14%), universities (11%) and the private sector (11%).
Polls were employed to ensure dynamic participation and to assess regional issues related to food loss and waste in the area. In addition, instant feedback was agreed to and collected on the relevance of the technical resources and tools offered by the TPFLW website.
The video recording of this webinar can be accessed at the following link Knowledge sharing, learning and technical exchange on food loss and waste reduction Caribbean region - YouTube.
Two further webinars will be organized in 2023, which will be tailored to the Near East, North Africa and South America.
Moderator: Ms. Kimberly Sullivan, Communication officer, FAO
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Welcome remarks | Dr. Renata Clarke, FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean
Remarks | Dr. Rosa Rolle, Team Leader Food Loss and Waste, FAO
Introduction of the Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste and the Community of Practice. |Ms. Francesca Gianfelici, TPFLW Coordinator, FAO
The FAO food Loss Analysis Methodology and post-harvest loss reduction in Caribbean countries. | Dr. Majeed Mohammed, Postharvest expert, FAO
Good post-harvest management and innovations suitable for Caribbean countries. |Dr. Norberto Ambagan, Food Systems Officer, FAO
Presentation of the #123 Food Loss and Waste Pledge for Climate Action | Dr. Rosa Rolle, Team Leader Food Loss and Waste, FAO
Polls results and Q&A session, Ryan Brown and Kimberly Sullivan
Key takeaways | Dr. Rosa Rolle, Team Leader Food Loss and Waste, FAO