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FAO addresses FLW in fisheries at II Global Fishery Forum in St. Petersburg


Food loss and waste (FLW) arises in the majority if not in all value chains. Losses and waste in fish chains – data, causes and trends and the establishment of a global repository of information on FLW in the fisheries sector was one of the key topics discussed at a round table during the II Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo 2018.

FAO’s representative team at the three-day forum included Audun Lem, Deputy Director of FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, Matthew Camilleri, Senior Fishery Officer at the Fishing Operations and Technology branch, Ali Cemal Gücü, 1st Vice-Chairperson of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Fisheries of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), Robert van Otterdijk, FAO Agro-Industry Officer, John Theodorou, Shellfish Biologist with GFCM, Ansen R. Ward, FAO Specialist on Post-Harvest Losses and Fishery Supply Chain, Products, Sales, and Marketing Sector, and three specialists of the Moscow-based Liaison Office with the Russian Federation.

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