SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

An excellent example of public private engagement, FAO and Messe Düsseldorf lead the SAVE FOOD initiative. Together, they collaborating with donors, bi- and multi-lateral agencies and financial institutions and private sector partners (the food packaging industry and others) to develop and implement the programme on food loss and waste reduction. The initiative aims to encourage dialogue across sectors and bring together actors to develop effective solutions. SAVE FOOD has four guiding pillars: Awareness raising; Collaboration; Policy, strategy and programme development ​​​​​​; and Investment programmes and projects.