Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste
Postharvest loss reduction throughout commodity value chains is an important pathway to food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa. However, lack of understanding of the location and share of the losses and associated factors along the postharvest value chains remains a major challenge to operationalizing postharvest loss mitigation strategies. This paper...
Year: 2019
Author: Shee, A., Mayanja, S., Simba, E. et al.
Food Losses and Waste (FLW) have received increased attention in the past decade especially after the 2007–2008 food crisis, which has rekindled debate about the global availability of food. This has highlighted the need to reduce harvest and post-harvest losses in the most vulnerable low to middle-income countries. The research...
Year: 2021
Author: Carola Fabi, Franck Cachia, Piero Conforti, Alicia English, José Rosero Moncayo
The Bellagio Statement is first and foremost a collective commitment to collaborate and scale- up effective actions. It is also a call for large-scale, sustained, coordinated and mutually sup- portive actions from all stakeholders across agri-food systems, including farmers, aggregators, traders, retailers, PHM technology and service providers, financial institutions, governments,...
Year: 2018
Author: SDC
This paper draws lessons from a review of the current status of post-harvest structures in Rwanda and suggests basic design guidelines for greater adaptation to emerging environmental and climate change challenges. This approach is consistent with the strategies Rwanda has adopted to achieve its Vision 2020, the Millennium Development Goals,...
Year: 2014
Author: A. Bendito, S. Twomlow
  Low-income, food-deficit countries have become especially concerned about the global and national food situation over the past three years. While the proximate cause of this heightened concern was the surge in food prices that began in 2006 and peaked in mid-2008, concerns remain for other reasons, among them the higher...
Year: 2011
Author: FAO, NRI, World Bank