Reducing Food Waste by Using Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Innovative Technologies

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Reducing Food Waste by Using Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Innovative Technologies

Publication Number

APEC#219-PP-04.3

Published Date

October 2019

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

Policy Partnership on Food Security(PPFS)

Accessed

895

Pages

47

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Description

This report summarizes the plenary presentations and discussions of a workshop completed under the project of the same title. The project was intended to reduce food waste at processing and packaging and distribution and market levels in the food value chain through information and communications technology (ICT), innovative technologies and creative ideas. The overarching goal is to reduce food waste for food security and to support APEC economies to reach the goals set by APEC and the United Nations.The objectives of the project were to:

  • Share best practices to reduce food waste by using ICT, innovative technologies and creative ideas
  • Encourage the private sector to reduce food waste in the context of generating profits
  • Build capacities on completed and on-going APEC Projects on reducing food loss and waste