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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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  • 20 January 2017

    FAO praises the UAE Food Bank Initiative

    11 Jan 2017 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations praised the decision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, to institutionalise the efforts of fighting hunger and food waste, through launching the UAE Food Bank Initiative. Mr. Nabil Gangi, FAO Representative to UAE & Coordinator ad inte [...]

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  • 20 January 2017

    Official launch of the SAVE FOOD Initiative on the Russian market

    18 Jan 2017   UPAKOVKA 2017 will see the launch of the SAVE FOOD Initiative on the Russian market. FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation has teamed up with Messe Dusseldorf Moscow to organize a special event at the “Upakovka-2017” Processing and Packaging Industry Trade Fair, member of the Interpack Alliance. The Fair displaying 220 exhibitors from 19 countries runs from 24 to 2 [...]

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  • 4 January 2017

    Ongoing conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity

    Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future Boys watch men clear an irrigation canal in FAO’s cash for work project in Rabiya District, Iraq. 8 December 2016, Rome – Civil conflict and weather-related shocks have severely stressed food security in 2016, increasing the number of countries in need of food assistance, according to a FAO report. The new edi [...]

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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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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[...]

Cooking contest against food waste in Terni to spread the Campaign “Save food, love the world”

On 6th December 2016 students from High School “Casagrande-Cesi” of Terni, supported by teachers and by Chef Giorgione, testimonial of the Campaign “Save food, love the world” promoted by FELCOS Umbria, realized an event to spread the “Riciclettario della tradizione umbra”, a cookboo[...]

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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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