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Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition: Food post-harvest losses

(Italy), 25/03/2020

This series of technical webinars, organized by Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France), UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific), and FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), was an opportunity to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models. These webinars aimed to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of current trends in thematic areas related to global challenges, by combining development research and innovation perspectives.

More specifically, the webinar series aimed to:
• Explain quality management procedures to reduce post-harvest food losses
• Introduce SDG target 12.3.1a on the Food Loss Index (FLI) and the statistical methods to measure losses
• Explore ways to reduce post-harvest food losses in South East Asian Countries

The technical webinar was delivered by Ms Rosa Rolle, Senior Enterprise Development Officer (FAO) and Ms Carola Fabi, Senior Statistician (FAO), and moderated by Ms Cristina Petracchi, Head of the FAO eLearning Academy.