Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste
Increased fruit and vegetable production in many countries of Asia and the Pacific has not been accompanied by improvements in post-harvest handling to maintain quality and assure safety. FAO continues to provide technical support and to build capacities to reduce losses and to improve quality and safety management in fruit...
Year: 2009
Author: Rosendo S. Rapusas, Rosa S. Rolle
Prevenir y reducir las pérdidas y desperdicios de alimentos es esencial para avanzar en la promoción de sistemas alimentarios sostenibles y lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de la Agenda 2030. En particular, la meta 12.3 que busca reducir a la mitad las pérdidas y desperdicios de alimentos en todas...
Year: 2021
Author: Muñoz Ureña, H.A
Infographic that illustrates the different steps along the studied value grain chains by food loss causes and recommended solutions, as a tool to support training and dissemination of good practice at field level
Year: 2017
Author: FAO, IFAD, WFP
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally, generating significant challenges that could result in risks to food security and nutrition in many countries. Countries are ordering lockdowns, restricting movement and observing physical distancing to curb the pandemic. Disruptions in supply chains resulting from blockages on transport routes, transport restrictions...
Year: 2020
Author: FAO
This paper delves into the rationale of the index design and then presents the various elements of the methodology. The paper starts with the definitional framework and scope of the index, it illustrates the rationale for estimating losses as the percentage of food quantities removed from the supply chain. It...
Year: 2019
Author: FAO