e-consultation on food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems

The UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in its thirty-ninth Session (October 2012) requested the High Level Panel of Experts for Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE), to undertake a study on ‘Food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems’ to be presented to the Plenary in 2014. This report has to be policy oriented, practical and operational.

Until 30 April 2013, the HLPE is running an open e-consultation on the scope of this report, and the pertinence of main questions. References of global and national studies and data on the subject, especially on food waste, are also welcome.

To participate, please visit the dedicated HLPE e-consultation website (http://www.fao.org/fsnforum/cfs-hlpe/food_losses_waste_scope), or send directly your contribution to the HLPE Secretariat at cfs-hlpe@fao.org and FSN-moderator@fao.org. Contributions are welcome in English, French and Spanish.

The HLPE also wishes to inform that a public call for candidatures to the Project Team for this report is currently open until 30th April 2013. Please visithttp://www.fao.org/cfs/cfs-hlpe/hlpe-project-teams-call-for-experts/en/ for more information. The HLPE Steering Committee will appoint the Project Team after review of candidatures.

 

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