On 13 August 2015 UNIC Canberra gave a presentation to a group of 30 marketing students at the University of Canberra. The presentation focused on the subject of food waste, the UN Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge and the Think Eat Save campaign. Following the presentation students are expected to develop a marketing campaign aimed at Continue reading
Recognizing the growing challenge of feeding the world’s cities and the importance of efficient urban markets, FAO and the World Union of Wholesale Markets (WUWM) are partnering to promote sustainability and inclusiveness in the wholesale sector, including developing “best practices” for reducing food waste. Continue reading
UNIC Canberra briefed advertising students at the University of Canberra on the global issue of food waste on the 18th of August as an introduction to a real-world pitch assignment. Continue reading
For the second year running, Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to tackle the issues of food and nutrition security and sustainable food systems at the upcoming Think.Eat.Save events across Australia. Continue reading
A hunger-free world is possible “within our lifetimes” if current development partnerships can be strengthened and expanded, declared FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva on Monday at the MDG Success: Accelerating Action and Partnering for Impact high-level forum at UN Headquarters in New York. Continue reading
The waste of a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year is not only causing major economic losses but also wreaking significant harm on the natural resources that humanity relies upon to feed itself, says a new FAO report released today. Food Wastage Footprint: Impacts on Natural Resources is the first study to analyze the impacts of global food wastage from an environmental perspective, looking specifically at its consequences for the climate, water and land use, and biodiversity.
The International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment is organized every year by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation. It has been held since 1991 and has received more than 3 million entries from children in over 150 countries. Continue reading
A joint campaign by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners to reduce food waste has received the backing of Brazil’s most popular football team.Banners promoting the Think.Eat.Save – Reduce Your Foodprint campaign accompanied players from Flamengo FC as they arrived on the pitch for a match with Continue reading