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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
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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 &
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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 an
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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
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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 l
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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 o

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”

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 shoc
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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
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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
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