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...
Knowledge sharing, learning and technical exchange on food loss and waste reduction webinar focus on the Caribbean region
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...
Investment opportunities and legislation frameworks on FLW. Some relevant FAO resources are available
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Recover and Restart: Innovations for better, greener and more resilient agrifood systems to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
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...
Convened by the UN Secretary-General, over 160 Member States, representatives of partners and stakeholder groups, came together at the Food Systems Summit on 23-24 September 2021 where they articulated hundreds of individual and collective solutions and commitments to transform food systems to...
For many around the world, the Holidays, and particularly Christmas, represent a period of celebration that brings family and friends together. Customs, habits and behaviours transmitted from past times are still alive. In the past, preparing a variety of foods w...