Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste
An interview with Rosa Rolle, Ph.D. Senior Enterprise Development Officer, at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This article is part of a series where different stakeholders discuss how fit for purpose packaging is essential for sustainable food systems. The articles are published ahead of our virtual...
Year: 2021
Author: Huhtamaki
JIRCAS international symposium series  Abstract: The past 35 years have witnessed an evolution of priorities within the postharvest sector of developing countries-from a primarily technical focus geared toward the reduction of losses, to a more holistic approach designed to link on-farm activities to processing, marketing and distribution. Despite this evolution in trends,...
Year: 2002
Author: Geoffrey C. Mrema, Rosa S. Rolle
  Section 3 of this report provides an overview of the major challenges related to ensuring the sustainability of agricultural and food systems in the region with a specific focus on natural resource management and climate change processes. In particular, it includes the scale of land degradation, water scarcity, and natural...
Year: 2017
Author: FAO
  This document presents the report of fish loss assessment case studies conducted within the framework of FAO’s Save Food programme and coordinated by FAO’s Fish Products, Trade and Marketing Branch (FIAM). Following the national capacity development workshop (National Workshop on Post-Harvest Fish Losses in Indonesia) on post-harvest fisheries loss assessment,...
Year: 2017
Author: FAO
A significant amount of fish by-products is produced during fish processing. These by-products represent 20–80 percent of the fish and provide a good source of macro- and micronutrients. Yet they often go unutilized, when they can easily be converted into a variety of products including fishmeal and oil, fish hydrolysates,...
Year: 2021
Author: Islam, J., Yap, E.E.S., Krongpong, L., Toppe, J. and Peñarubia, O.R.