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Initiatives to combat food wastage: a waste of time?
July 18, 2014Expert opinion
Initiatives to combat food wastage: a waste of time?
Theme: Food Wastage

The recently published F&BKP report on food wastage shows that a significant decline in food wastage will not automatically improve food security. There may be a positive impact on resource efficiency and general food availability in the long term but aspects such as food access, utilization and stability in developing countries will not improve at »

F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
July 3, 2014Study
F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”
Theme: Food Wastage

Within the F&BKP an inventory study on the relation between the reduction of food wastage and the improvement of food security has been conducted. Please find below the link to the full report and the summary of the study “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?”. Download the F&BKP Report “Reducing food wastage, improving food security?” »

Food wastage overview of networks and information
July 2, 2014Study
Food wastage overview of networks and information
Theme: Food Wastage

In the Food & Business Knowledge Platform an overview in a mind map has been composed of networks and information in the field of food losses and waste. The mind map shown below is indicative and non-exhaustive. Please feel free to suggest additions to the overview by sending an e-mail to *protected email*. How to navigate the »

HLPE Report on food losses and waste
July 1, 2014Study
HLPE Report on food losses and waste
Theme: Food Wastage

The issue of global food losses and waste has recently received much attention and has been given high visibility. According to FAO, almost one-third of food produced for human consumption – approximately 1.3 billion tonnes per year – is either lost or wasted globally: their reduction is now presented as essential to improve food security »

Report on F&BKP Office’s activities in 2013
May 27, 2014News
Report on F&BKP Office’s activities in 2013

2013 saw the start of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP), one of the five Knowledge Platforms initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The F&BKP was not launched publicly in 2013 but steps were taken to organize the Office and hold initial talks with relevant networks and organizations in the Netherlands. The »