Scripta Varia

Food Loss and Waste Reduction

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Proceedings of the Workshop
Food Loss and Waste Reduction
11-12 November 2019
Joachim von Braun (editor)
Scripta Varia 147, Vatican City, 2019
E-Pub ahead of print

Welcome
Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo | Bishop Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Introduction
Joachim von Braun | President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Opening
Roy Steiner | Senior Vice President, The Rockefeller Foundation

THE SCALE, CONSEQUENCES, AND CAUSES OF FOOD LOSS AND WASTE AND POLICY

Keynote speaker:
Moving forward on reducing food loss and waste
Dongyu Qu | Director General FAO

Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko | African Union Commission

Role of SMEs (the Hidden Middle) in the Reduction of Food Loss and Waste in SSA
Nuhu Hatibu | AGRA

Yolanda Kakabadse | WWF

Addressing the Food Loss and Waste Challenge – a WRAP perspective
Marcus Gover | WRAP

Discussion

ACTION AND POLICY PRIORITIES FOR FOOD LOSS AND WASTE REDUCTION

Keynote speaker:
IFAD’s experience minimizing food loss in developing countries
Gilbert Houngbo | President of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Food Loss and Waste: Causes, Impacts and Proposals in Europe
Ludovica Principato | Senior Researcher and Scientific Communication Coordinator Barilla Foundation

Vytenis Andriukaitis | EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

Oby Ezekwesili | Nigeria, former Minister of Education and Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division

Hans-Joachim Fuchtel | Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Government of Germany, Member of Parliament

Clementine O’Connor | Sustainable Food Systems, Economy Division, United Nations Environment Programme

Ben Valk | Global Head Multilateral Development Banks and Government Relations, Rabobank

Santiago Del Solar
| Chief of the Staff, Agricultural Ministry, Argentina

Discussion


FOOD LOSS AND WASTE: WHAT CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS EXIST IN LOW AND HIGH INCOME COUNTRIES?

Roy Steiner | The Rockefeller Foundation

Increasing Food System Efficiencies through Coordinated Innovative and Sustainable Food Loss and Waste Reduction Strategies
Lucyna Kurtyka | Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

Fighting Food Waste as a Logical Choice
Santiago Guglielmetti | Winim App

Discussion

United Against Food Waste
Selina Juul | Stop Wasting Food

Ishmael Sunga | Southern African Farmers Union (SACAU)

Linus Opara | Stellenbosch Univ.

Discussion

Eliminating Food Waste: A Country Diagnostics Perspective
Rafael Flor | BMGF

An Innovative Social Enterprise Model Addressing Food Losses in Zimbabwe
Mathias Mogge | WHH

Reducing food losses in developing countries: Simple technological solutions, complex adoption along supply chains
Rob Vos | IFPRI

Saul Morris | Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Discussion

Jai Shroff | CEO of UPL

Towards a Sustainable Global Food Supply and the Cold Chain
Kevin Fay | Executive Director, Global Food Cold Chain Council

Optical Technologies for Improvement in Food Security
Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato | University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Discussion

ADDRESSING THE RELIGIOUS AND MORAL ISSUES OF FOOD LOSS AND WASTE

Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo | Bishop Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Avraham Berkowitz | Rabbi, Senior Advisor at Synthetic Neurobiology research group at the MIT Media Lab

Food waste – some ethical reflections
Mickey Gjerris | University of Copenhagen

Ken Quinn | Borlaug Dialogues, USA

The Contributions of Faith and Spiritual Traditions
Martin Kopp | Living the Change, GreenFaith, France

Discussion

INITIATIVES FOR COMPLEMENTARY AND JOINT ACTION BETWEEN CIVIL SOCIETY AND CORPORATIONS

Keynote speaker: Alison Cairns | WBCSD

Padmanaban Gopalan | No Food Waste

Fighting Food Waste as a Logical Choice
Steven Lapidge | CEO of the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre, Australia

Too Good To Go
Philippe Schuler | Global Movement Coordinator, Too Good To Go

Grant Brooke | Twiga Foods

Javiera Charad | Nestlé

Discussion

NEXT STEPS AND CONFERENCE STATEMENT

What Needs to Happen Next
Betty Kibaara | The Rockefeller Foundation

Reducing Food Loss And Waste: 10 Interventions To Scale Impact
Craig Hanson | WRI

Closing

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