Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

Publications

17/09/2018

This teaching guide is expected to contribute to significantly reducing food waste in schools and households (both plate and kitchen waste) and related negative socio-economic and environmental impacts.

16/09/2018

This teaching guide is expected to contribute to significantly reducing food waste in schools and households (both plate and kitchen waste) and related negative socio-economic and environmental impacts.

15/09/2018

This teaching guide is expected to contribute to significantly reducing food waste in schools and households (both plate and kitchen waste) and related negative socio-economic and environmental impacts.

01/07/2018

This publication aims to help policy-makers, project designers and field practitioners to conceptualize the nexus between gender equality and food loss while offering practical guidance on and tools for integrating gender concerns into the planning and implementation of food loss studies and reduction strategies and interventions.

01/05/2018

An in-depth analysis of post-harvest handling practices of cassava producers, retailers (roadside and mobile market vendors, municipal markets, super-markets), wholesalers, exporters, processors for development of value-added products and consumers, to obtain a more complete understanding of the system-wide nature of quality deterioration and subsequent losses.

Food loss analysis: causes and solutions. Cassava supply chain in Guyana
09/03/2018

Cassava is produced by smallholder farmers across varying soil types in all regions of Guyana. Post-harvest losses in cassava are mainly the result of physical damage that takes place during manual harvesting using a spading fork to loosen the soil, followed by lifting the roots from the soil.

28/02/2018

Guidance for horticultural supply chain stakeholders. Bananas are grown in Timor-Leste for their economic and nutritional value. A number of banana cultivars are produced by smallholder farmers mainly for domestic consumption. Ripened bananas are consumed as dessert fruit. Immature or green bananas are consumed in the cooked state and are processed into chips. Bananas provide a good source of energy.

28/02/2018

Guidance for horticultural supply chain stakeholders. Snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) ranks 6th as the most demanded vegetable in Sri Lanka. It is produced mostly on small farms. The peak harvest seasons for snap beans are March – April and September – December.

28/02/2018

The winter tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) is one of the most popular vegetables produced in SAARC countries. It is grown during the winter season under protected cultivation using nets to protect fruit from bird infestation. Winter tomatoes are cultivated by small holders and are sold on the domestic market. They are consumed in the fresh form or are used as ingredients in many cooked dishes.

28/02/2018

Snap beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) are among the most important vegetables produced in SAARC countries. They are mainly grown by smallholders and are marketed domestically. As a vegetable, snap beans are high in protein and soluble fiber and low in calories.