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Newsletter March 2019


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2019 Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference: Success Stories and New Challenges

On 6-7 March, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) hosted the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference in Brussels. This conference was a pivotal event inside ...

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2019 is a great year for Banco Alimentare: it is its 30th birthday!

Thirty years ago, in 1989, a small group of friends had the idea of reproducing in Italy a wonderful Spanish initiative: the Banco dos Alimentos of Barcelona, an organization that ...

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International Weeks Against Racism: Tafel Germany Takes a Stance

For the fifth consecutive year, Tafel Germany has supported the International Weeks Against Racism, which took place from March 11th to March 24th, 2019. This year’s contribution was a nationwide ...

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The 14th FEAD Network meeting took place on 20 February in Brussels, Belgium, welcoming 87 delegates from 23 Member states.

The first event of 2019 focused on tackling poverty among children with FEAD. The meeting brought together EU-level partner organisations, FEAD Managing Authorities, European Commission representatives and NGOs from across ...

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Transformation of citrus in juices for distribution by food banks

The campaign to transform citrus into juice will run until March 31st. Fruit and Vegetable Producers' Organizations may notify the withdrawal of citrus fruit from the market to be processed ...

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Banques Alimentaires: Launch of the 35th anniversary on the theme of mobilization

One day to think future March 13, BanquesAlimentaires’ partners responded massively to the invitation launched by the network for their 35th anniversary. This day enabled to come back on the ...

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On top of food donation to Food Banks, FEBA receives a concrete support from VF Corporation

The European Food Banks Federation (FEBA) has received a donation from VF Corporation aiming at helping reduce food waste and alleviate hunger throughout Europe. VF Corporation is the parent company ...

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New Executive Director of the General Mills Foundation !

We are pleased to learn that Nicola Dixon have been appointed as Executive Director of the General Mills Foundation effective April 1, 2019. In this role, Nicola will assume leadership of ...

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From Bordeaux and Nantes to Ljubljana: a European solidarity race

Since 2013 Eurostep, which is part of the association Eurofeel based at Sciences Po Bordeaux, has organized a charity hitchhiking race through the Schengen Area for the benefit of the European Food ...