Habits can change. Here are some easy things you can do to be a Food Hero and make not wasting food a way of life. FAO also offers new ideas to plan a sustainable next holiday by avoiding over-eating and food waste, as well as a poster to print and decorate your fridge to help your family understand our goals.
If you want to find out more about food loss and waste in an interactive and easy way, this is your source. This digital report provides estimates of the percentage of the world’s food lost from production up to the retail level. It also provides some guiding principles for interventions based on the objectives of food loss and waste reduction, be they in improved economic efficiency, food security and nutrition, or environmental sustainability.
International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity. The existence of international days predates the establishment of the United Nations, but the UN has embraced them as a powerful advocacy tool. We also mark other UN observances.