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  • 9 March 2017

    First Africa-wide Postharvest Food Loss Reduction Conference and Exhibition

    28 – 31 March 2017 Nairobi, Kenya The conference will provide a platform for researchers, academics, farmers, industry,  development agencies, civil society and policy makers to learn, share information, build networks and  partnerships with the overall objective of identifying effective interventions to reduce food lossess and waste in the continent. The specific objectives of the confere [...]

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  • 9 March 2017

    World’s future food security “in jeopardy” due to multiple challenges, report warns

    Without additional efforts, the target of ending hunger by 2030 will not be met Empowering small-scale farmers and providing them better access to information, markets and technologies is key to ensuring future food security. 22 February 2017, Rome – Mankind’s future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the f [...]

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  • 9 March 2017

    SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

    SAVE FOOD Congress – 07 Mar 2017 The SAVE FOOD Initiative will present itself for the third time now this year on the occasion of interpack in Düsseldorf. At the international SAVE FOOD Congress on 4 May 2017 speakers from business, science and political spheres and civil society will get together to shed some light on the various facets of the food waste problem. India will be one focal th [...]

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  • 26 January 2017

    REDUCING FOOD LOSSES MEANS IMPROVING THE CLIMATE

    4 November was a crucial date, as this is when the Global Climate Treaty entered into force, an agreement which had been decided upon only a year earlier, in Paris, by over 190 countries. A few days later representatives from those countries convened again to specify the details of their climate targets, which had previously been formulated in Paris, and also to develop appropriate rules. The disc [...]

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  • 20 January 2017

    Food waste: A global challenge, a local solution

    In a few decades around 75% of of the population will be living in cities. How will we feed those cities? Today 800 million people are undernourished and one third of food is lost or wasted.  That is around 1.3 billion tonnes every year. With this loss you could feed those undernourished people. To put it into monetary terms: food loss equates to about US$940 billion per year.  If you can use th [...]

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LET’S ACT!

Join our battle for global right to food and against food waste! Become an agent of change signing the Charter “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!” and following our initiatives all around Europe! This video has been created by FELCOS Umbria for the European Project “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!”, w[...]

LET’S ACT!

Join our battle for global right to food and against food waste! Become an agent of change signing the Charter “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!” and following our initiatives all around Europe! This video has been created by FELCOS Umbria for the European Project “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!”, w[...]

LET’S ACT!

Join our battle for global right to food and against food waste! Become an agent of change signing the Charter “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!” and following our initiatives all around Europe! This video has been created by FELCOS Umbria for the European Project “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!”, w[...]

NEW didactic modules on food waste and global right to food!

Thanks to the extension of the Project “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!” until May 2017, new didactic modules on food waste and global right to food have been realized in Umbria. From January to March 2017, 135 new students participated to the laboratories. Through a participative learning methodology, stud[...]

LET’S ACT!

Join our battle for global right to food and against food waste! Become an agent of change signing the Charter “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!” and following our initiatives all around Europe! This video has been created by FELCOS Umbria for the European Project “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!”, w[...]

GUIDE TO LOCAL EXPERIENCES IN PREVENTION, REUSE AND RECYCLING OF WASTE: A Good Practice Against Waste

The waste management, responsibility of Local Authorities, is a complex task. The GUIDE TO LOCAL EXPERIENCES IN PREVENTION, REUSE AND RECYCLING OF WASTE can represent a good way to reduce waste all around Europe[...]

LET’S ACT!

Join our battle for global right to food and against food waste! Become an agent of change signing the Charter “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!” and following our initiatives all around Europe! This video has been created by FELCOS Umbria for the European Project “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE!”, w[...]

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