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HAYRETTİN UÇAK: OUR ‘VOLUNTEER FINAL HARVEST PROJECT’ RAISES AWARENESS IN FOOD WASTE

Press release… Unharvested peaches grown in Selçuk district of İzmir province; within the scope of the Volunteer Final Harvest Project carried out jointly by İzmir Provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Konak and Selçuk Districts Directorates of Agriculture and Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association (EYMSİB), it was delivered to the …

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ONE-THIRD OF ALL FOOD PRODUCED EACH YEAR THROWN AWAY ACROSS THE WORLD!

The COVID pandemic has shown the fragility of our global food supply chains, with many supermarkets and restaurants in almost every country having experienced food shortages. Millions of people in the UK alone have experienced severe food insecurity during COVID-19, according to a recent report by the country’s Foods Standards Agency. …

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SEVERE FOOD INSECURITY TO HIT 23 POINTS AROUND THE WORLD!

According to the new report published by the United Nations, there will be serious famine in 23 different points around the world in the next 4 months. The 2 sub-organizations of the United Nations, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), in their advice published …

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TRAININGS TO TACKLE FOOD WASTE CONTINUE IN TURKEY…

Press release… FAO continues to supply training to food entrepreneurs, suppliers and retailers in the fight against food waste as part of the ‘Save Your Food’ campaign… 3 August 2021, Ankara, Turkey – Each year over 1.3 billion tonnes of food produced worldwide is lost or wasted. Furthermore, the volume of wasted …

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HAYRETTİN UÇAK: THERE IS A GOODNESS IN THIS HARVEST

Press release… There is a goodness in this harvest… This harvest includes both waste prevention and sharing… In the “Volunteer Final Harvest Project”, which aims to reduce loss and waste up to 50 percent in the fresh fruit and vegetable sector, the crops not collected by the producer will be …

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GFN: THREE BILLION PEOPLE CAN NOT AFFORD HEALTHY FOOD ACROSS THE WORLD

A message from Lisa Moon, President and CEO of GFN… Dear Partner,I’m going to begin with a sobering reality. Around the world, approximately 768 million people are chronically undernourished, nearly one in three people (2.37 billion) are facing moderate to severe food insecurity and three billion people cannot afford healthy …

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DR. AYŞEGÜL SELIŞIK: SMALL BUSINESSES PRODUCE 80 PERCENT OF FOOD GLOBALLY

Experts, who came together with the ‘2021 International Year of Fruits and Vegetables’ First Half Evaluation Meeting, said that nearly 50 percent of fruits and vegetables in developed countries are lost during the harvest and consumption process. Organized in cooperation with Antalya Commodity Exchange (ATB), Antalya Agriculture Council (ATAK), Antalya …

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UN REPORT: PANDEMIC YEAR MARKED BY SPIKE IN WORLD HUNGER

12 July 2021, Rome – There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today – much of it likely related to the fallout of COVID-19. While the pandemic’s impact has yet to be fully mapped, a multi-agency report estimates that around a tenth of the …

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STRUGGLE WITH CHEESE WASTE IN DENMARK!

Food waste cheese from Them Andelsmejeri, which is “skewed on weight”, is now being launched in selected REMA 1000 stores in collaboration with the consumer movement Stop Food Waste… Now cheeses can weigh too little or too much. At least in relation to the normal purchasing agreement between Them Andelsmejeri and …

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FAO, MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND METRO JOIN FORCES TO TACKLE FOOD WASTE!

Press release… In Turkey, FAO, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and Metro Turkey have joined forces to tackle food waste in the food and hospitality sector… 2 July 2021, Ankara  – Reducing food waste is one of the major global challenges of our time. In Turkey alone, 19 million tonnes …

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