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eNewsletter October 2019

 30-10-2019

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Key recommendations for action in food waste prevention


As part of the Platform's exercise to prepare key recommendations for action in food waste prevention, the European Commission organized a workshop on 30 September 2019 in Brussels, to discuss ...

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Common methodology to measure food waste enters into force


The Delegated Decision establishing a common EU methodology to measure food waste has been published in the Official Journal on 27 September 2019 and enters into force on 17 October ...

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FEAD interventions strive to be inclusive


The FEAD Network has published its fifth Thematic Dossier, which explores how FEAD interventions strive to be inclusive, in order to effectively meet the needs of a diverse European population. The ...

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The State of Food and Agriculture 2019: moving forward on food loss and waste reduction


The new edition of FAO’s State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA), focusing on the issue of food loss and waste, was launched on 14 October in Rome, Italy. The report provides ...

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Fewer people at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Europe in 2018


In 2018, 109.2 million people, or 21.7% of the EU population, were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. This means that they were in at least one of the ...

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FEBA visits the Food Bank in North Macedonia


At the beginning Jacques Vandenschrik, FEBA President, and Angela Frigo, FEBA Secretary General, visited the Food Bank in North Macedonia, one of our Associate Members. On 8 October, representatives from FEBA ...

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Celebrating the World Food Day with a challenging skill-sharing session on “Recovery from Food Service is possible!”


On the occasion of the World Food Day, the European Food Banks Federation organized a skill-sharing session “Recovery from Food Service is possible!” in collaboration with Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus ...

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Resuming work on FEAD and ESF+


On 24 and 25 October, 11 participants of the FEBA EU Working Group gathered in Strasbourg (France). On the 24 of October the Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires organised a conference ...

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Report: skill-sharing session “Why organize Food Collections?”


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Tafel Deutschland holds press conference on alarming figures


On September 18th, Tafel Deutschland held a press conference in Berlin to share new facts and figures on demographics, distribution and donations. Tafel Deutschland had previously conducted their annual members’ survey ...

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Creating a sustainable surplus food recovery system in Belarus


The Lithuanian Food Bank Maisto bankas together with Belarussian NGO Center for Enviromental Solutions started implementing the project “Creating a Sustainable Surplus Food Recovery System in Belarus”, supported by the ...

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A charity event to support the Food Banks in Southern Estonia


On 26th of September, for the third year, the Estonian Food Bank Toidupank put in place a fantastic charity event called "Feed the Children". More than hundred volunteers invested their time, ...

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Food collections 2019: you can contribute!


As the end of the year is approaching, we are entering the season of Food Collections! A lot of our members are organizing collections of food in supermarkets, in order ...

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Foodbank Ukraine celebrates World Food Day with METRO and Cargill Ukraine


Food is a scarce and therefore extremely valuable resource. Wasting it puts economic, social and ecological burden on our planet. Taking into account the situation in Ukraine, such responsible business ...

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GO supports the Malta Food Bank Foundation


GO, a Maltese telecommunication company, is supporting the Malta Food Bank Foundation (MFBF) in its mission to address poverty, as well as to reduce food waste and safeguard the environment. “Our ...

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