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“LOST FOOD CAUSES ALL THE RESOURCES USED GO TO WASTE AS WELL!”

Press release… “No action can be truly transformative and efficient if it fails to be collective.” FAO called for both public and private support to reinforce efforts to stem mounting food shortages. Speaking to the Anadolu Agency, Viorel Gutu, Subregional Coordinator for Central Asia and FAO Representative in Turkey, emphasized that no action …

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TURKEY WASTES ONE FIFTH OF ITS FOOD PRODUCTION!

Turkey wastes 19 million tons of food, which is one-fifth of the country’s food production, annually, the forestry and agriculture minister said on Oct. 16.  Bekir Pakdemirli “If we can prevent the food waste by only 2% in our country, we can meet the one-year living expenses of approximately 360,000 families,” Bekir Pakdemirli said …

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“WE KICKED OFF A REGIONAL INITIATIVE TO REDUCE FOOD LOSS AND WASTE IN TURKEY”

Press release… 08 October 2020, Ankara, Turkey – The topic of food loss and waste has received broad coverage in recent years, but the subject is now reaching an even wider audience due to the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has resulted in a significant increase in food loss and waste, with high …

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FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF AWARENESS OF FOOD LOSS AND WASTE!

First International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste observed on 29 September 2020… 29 September 2020, Rome/Nairobi/New York – At the global event marking today the first International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and their partners urged …

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“LET’S SAVE OUR FOOD!”

Press release… The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) highlighted the importance of the issue of ‘awareness’ at the international level on ‘Food Waste and Losses’ with an online event organized for the first time on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Because the problem is very current and …

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO REDUCE FOOD LOSS AND WASTE?

Globally, around 14 percent of food produced is lost between harvest and retail. Significant quantities are also wasted in retail and at the consumption level. When food is loss or wasted, all the resources that were used to produce this food -, including water, land, energy, labour and capital – go to …

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AWARENESS!

This year we celebrate the first ever observance of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. It also comes during the global COVID-19 pandemic, that has brought about a global wake-up on the need to transform and rebalance the way our food is produced and consumed. Reducing …

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DR. AYŞEGÜL SELIŞIK: OBESITY IS ALSO A GLOBAL ISSUE ALONG WITH HUNGER

Press release… Ankara – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Deputy Representative Dr. Ayşegül Selışık participated in the “Mid-Day” program presented by Ahu Orakçıoğlu, broadcast on Ekotürk TV and evaluated the global hunger and the effects of COVID-19 on the food and agriculture sector in the light …

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“WASTING FOOD MEANS WASTING SCARCE NATURAL RESOURCES”

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today unveiled a comprehensive platform to help the global community step up action to reduce food loss and waste as the UN agency and partners call for increased efforts and gear up for the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss …

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“WE ACTIVELY SUPPORT ‘SAVE YOUR FOOD’ CAMPAIGN”

FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey held a special session with the Union of the Municipalities of Turkey… Ankara Turkey – FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey organized a special session today with the Union of the Municipalities of Turkey as the part …

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