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REDUCING FOOD LOSS AND WASTE REQUIRES A JOINT RESPONSE!

Press release… Experts, food business operators, and decision makers from Europe and Central Asia gather in Istanbul to discuss solutions to food loss and waste… FAO, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Türkiye, the Economic Cooperation Organization Regional Coordination Centre for Food Security (ECO-RCCFS), and with …

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The UN General Assembly, on 19 December 2019, designated 29 September as the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (A/RES/74/209). In the resolution, the UNGA recognized that the observance of the International Day would contribute significantly to raising awareness of the importance of the problem and its …

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FAO AND WEF GO TO COOPERATION SO AS TO REDUCE HUNGER…

FAO and the World Economic Forum go to cooperation… FAO and WEF cooperation envisages the transformation of agriculture and food systems within the framework of sustainability with the contribution of the private sector. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) signed …

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“FOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN MEDITERRANEAN CITIES”

Press release… WUWM PARTICIPATED IN THE WEBINAR “FOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN MEDITERRANEAN CITIES”  we are pleased to share the outcomes of the webinar with all our members and readers…On the 25th of May, World Union of Wholesale Markets (WUWM) had the pleasure to take part in the high-level …

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CAN WE PREVENT ANOTHER FOOD CRISIS? A Q&A WITH DR. MAXIMO TORRERO

According to the United Nations, we’re moving into a cost-of-living crisis unlike anything seen in a generation. One large component of that crisis is skyrocketing food prices. In March, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index hit a record high, retreating only slightly in April and May. However, …

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INDONESIA FOOD WASTE; 30 PERCENT OF FOOD PRODUCED GLOBALLY IS WASTED!

Wasting food has become an epidemic of the 21st century. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization says we throw out 30 percent of the food we produce every year, costing the global economy nearly one trillion dollars. Yasin Eken reports on a food programme aiming to change the tide in …

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UN; GROWING GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS COULD LAST YEARS!

The UN has warned that a growing global food crisis could last years if it goes unchecked, as the World Bank announced an additional $12 billion in funding to mitigate its “devastating effects.”     Food insecurity is soaring due to warming temperatures, the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has led …

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‘GORGEOUS’ FOOD WASTE!

Press release… 23 May 2022, Eskişehir – In support of the national “Save Your Food” campaign against food loss and waste in Turkey, FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey, with the support of the Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality, are jointly organizing the exhibition “Grown for a Bin” by …

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‘GORGEOUS’ FOOD WASTE!

Photography exhibition depicting food waste opens in Izmir… Press release… 5 April 2022, Izmir – In support of the national “Save Your Food” campaign against food loss and waste in Turkey, FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey, with the support of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, are jointly …

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DR. FİLİZ KARAOSMANOĞLU: OUR WASTE IS THE RAW MATERIAL FOR OUR INDUSTRY

SÜT-D CALLS ON GLOBAL RECYCLING DAY… LET’S SAVE OUR PLANET, SUPPORT RECYCLING… LET’S NOT THROW, COLLECT SEPARATELY, LET’S NOT WASTE OUR WASTE… RECYCLING STARTS WITH US… Celebrating 18 March Global Recycling Day… Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ) Faculty Member and Chairwoman of the Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D) Professor Dr. …

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