Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste
Reducing food loss and waste is widely seen as an important way to reduce production costs and increase the efficiency of the food system, improve food security and nutrition, and contribute towards environmental sustainability. Growing attention to food loss and waste is reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). SDG...
Year: 2019
Author: FAO
L’initiative Save Food a conçu des études de cas sur les chaînes d’approvisionnement alimentaire pour les principaux sous-secteurs alimentaires des pays en voie de développement. Ces études de cas permettront de générer des données primaires et empiriques sur les différentes causes de perte alimentaire, et d’analyser la faisabilité des différentes...
Year: 2018
Author: FAO
This technical brief discusses the process of development of the Uganda national strategy on post-harvest loss reduction in grain supply chains which was developed in the framework of the project using the FAO food loss analysis methodology. The brief shares recommendations and lessons learned from the development of the strategy,...
Year: 2021
Author: FAO, IFAD, and WFP
Fresh fruits and vegetables contribute significantly to food and nutrition security, poverty reduction and to economic development in the countries belonging to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Smallholders who make little use of post-harvest technologies produce most of the fresh fruits and vegetables supplied to mass markets...
Year: 2018
Author: FAO
The “Mainstreaming food loss reduction initiatives for smallholders in food deficit areas” project, implemented by the Rome-Based UN Agencies (RBA) funded by the Government of Switzerland aims to improve food security and income generation opportunities through reduction of food losses in supported food grains and pulses value chains.
Year: 2017
Author: FAO, IFAD, WFP