SAVE FOOD: Iniciativa mundial sobre la reducción de la pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos

Launch of the G20 Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

04 Dec 2015

Friday 4 December
 - Start: 14:00 GMT(+1)
 - FAO HQ, Rome, Italy

The side event will launch the FAO and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Technical Platform on Food Loss and Waste and highlight knowledge and concrete steps required to scale-up food loss and waste prevention and reduction.  During the Turkish G20 Presidency, FAO provided significant inputs to the G20 work both on agriculture and development. In May 2015, the G20 Agriculture Ministers invited FAO together with IFPRI to establish a platform, building on existing systems, for sharing information and experiences in measuring and reducing food loss and waste. The Ministers strongly supported the Technical Platform on Food Loss and Waste as the major practical outcome of the meeting which was also endorsed by at the G20 Leaders Antalya Communiqué in November 2015.The Platform welcomes world-wide members and will also work on solutions for low-income countries [read more]

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