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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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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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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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EXPERTS EXAMINE WAYS TO REDUCE HARVEST AND POST-HARVEST FOOD LOSSES…

Post-harvest food loss is a leading cause of food insecurity for millions of people across the world. In 2019, 690 million suffered from hunger and the situation has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, everyone involved, including farmers, handlers, traders, and governments, are part of the solution to prevent …

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“FOOD WASTE PLAYS A VITAL ROLE IN COMBATING THE CLIMATE CRISIS”

“The agriculture and food industry has an important role to play” Lise Walbom, CEO of Food Nation Denmark, stated that the agriculture and food industry has an important role in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Walbom emphasized that one of the biggest challenges of the humanity in 21st century …

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İSMET ARAL: ALMOST HALF OF OUR WASTE IS FOOD PRODUCT

İsmet Aral, Vice President of Istanbul Commodity Exchange (İSTİB), said, “In geographies such as Africa where access to food is difficult, food waste is less, but we can easily say that the rest of the world is similar to our country. In other words, almost half of our garbage is …

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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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“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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FOOD RESCUE PROJECT LAUNCHED IN RUSSIA…

TIARCENTER, an analytical centre, launched the 1M TONNE project, aimed to develop food sharing in Russia and thereby decrease food waste by 1 million tons per year. To date, just about 7 thousand tons of surplus food is redistributed annually. 1M TONNE is an online platform, aggregating information on the existing food-sharing …

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