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Event
13 October 2014

Side Event at CFS 41

Collaboration-Led Waste Reduction: From Producer to Consumer

©FAO/Daniel Hayduk

©FAO/Daniel Hayduk

In Sweden, Government policy supporting collaborations intended to reduce food waste and production losses has been a great success.  In part, due to the specific policy for Global Development (PGD) which supports the creation of platforms for knowledge exchange and multi-sectoral collaboration. This side event will present a number of examples of this policy-led collaboration from the Swedish context relating to the reduction of food waste and production losses throughout the whole food chain, on a global scale.

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Times

From 13 October 2014 at 12:00 to 13 October 2014 at 13:00

Venue

CFS 41, Iran Room (B-116)

Resources

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Slides
7 November 2014
The Swedish Initiative on Food Waste & Losses

Presented as part of the Side Event at CFS 41: "Collaboration-Led Waste Reduction: From Producer to Consumer".

Slides
7 November 2014
Value Chain Development to Reduce Food Losses

Presented as part of the Side Event at CFS 41: "Collaboration-Led Waste Reduction: From Producer to Consumer".

Slides
7 November 2014
Food Losses and the Farmer

Presented as part of the Side Event at CFS 41: "Collaboration-Led Waste Reduction: From Producer to Consumer".

Publication
23 June 2015
Food Losses and Waste in the Context of Sustainable Food Systems: the HLPE report on the way forward to reduce global food losses and waste

One-third of all edible food produced is lost or wasted each year. The UN’s proposed Sustainable Development Goal 12 aims at a 50% reduction in food waste per capita at the retail and consumer...

Agenda

Running order:

  • 14.00-14.05   Short introduction SIANI-Madeleine Fogde
  • 14.05-14.10   Swedish Government introduction, Mathilda Åberg, Ministry of Rural Affairs, Sweden
  • 14.10-14.20   The Swedish Initiative on Food Waste & Losses, Ulrika Francke, Swedish Board of Agriculture
  • 14.20-14.30   Value Chain Development to reduce Food Losses, Katarina Eriksso, TetraPak
  • 14.30-14.40   Food Losses and the farmer, Maina Kaguru, We effect
  • 14.40-14.45   Sida Considerations, Mats Åberg
  • 14.45-15.00   Comments from the Audience