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The Multi-stakeholder Virtual Consultation on the FAO Regional Strategy on Food Loss and Waste Reduction in Asia and the Pacific

Update by Webadmin 2021-06-02 10:05:28

The ASEAN Food Security Information System (AFSIS) had attended the Multi-stakeholder virtual consultation on the FAO Regional Strategy on Food Loss and Waste Reduction in Asia and the Pacific conducted by FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on 1-2 June 2021.

This meeting was attended by 92 participants from various organization and countries over the world, including 2 participants from AFSIS Secretariat led by Ms. Thanchanok Pongputhinan, Assistant AFSIS Manager along with Ms. Poufai Khukhuntin, Project Coordinator Staff.

The objective of the meeting is to share the existing knowledge on Food Loss and Waste (FLW) from the FLW draft Strategy and to learn other countries experiences and move steadily forward to FLW reduction.

The meeting discussed the overview of food losses and waste, Asia-Pacific Food Loss and Waste Reduction (FLW) Strategy on this matter, and also emphasized on the food loss and waste reduction during the climate change and the COVID-19 outbreak.

The meeting also highlighted the vision, goal, and objective toward this matter, as well as opened the enthusiastic discussion on the roadmap on reducing food losses and waste according to SDG 12.3

This noteworthy meeting was fruitful and accomplished its objective in discussing and empowering the Food Loss and Waste Reduction concepts to all participants.

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