Every year around the globe 1.3 billion tonnes of food is lost or wasted that is 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption

Organisation

Key reasons to attend this course

Identify the causes and hot spots of food loss and waste.

Discover the main actors and their initiatives (FAO, WRI, EU, voluntary agreements, etc.)

Learn about public and private actions to reduce FLW.

Work with quantitative and qualitative assessment tools in different scenarios.

Connect with professionals from other countries and brainstorm to propose new ideas.

Raise public awareness about the importance of reducing loss.

Lecturers

More than 20 hours in-class training

15 hours practical tutorials

12 leading international experts

Course given in English, Spanish and French

Programme


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09:00-    10:00

Opening

10:00-    11:00

Introduction

J.M. Gil

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    13:30

FLW: a complex issue

T. Quested

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    16:00

Participants' brainstorming on FLW perceptions and solutions

T. Quested

16:00-    17:00

Group work on FLW analysis

Introduction to the practical

J.M. Gil, T. Quested

09:00-    11:00

FAO FLW analysis and measurement approaches, and actions

Coffee break

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    12:30

WRI Food Loss and Waste Protocol / UE FUSIONS Quantification Manual

T. Quested

12:30-    13:30

Discussion on quantitative measurements: what to measure and where

M. Totobesola-Barbier,T. Quested, J.M. Gil

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    17:00

Methods and impact analysis

M. Vittuari, F. de Menna

17:00-    19:00

Group work on FLW analysis

Working session I: Mapping and identification of resources needed and losses

C. Reynolds, J.M. Gil, T. Quested, R. Díaz

09:00-    11:00

Qualitative assessment

J.M. Gil, R. Díaz

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    12:30

Prevention: Regulatory approaches / Market-based instruments and other socioeconomic incentives

M. Vittuari

12:30-    13:30

Prevention: Private initiatives and voluntary agreements / Persuasive approaches: public campaigns

C. Reynolds

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    16:00

Prevention: Technological and logistic innovations

K. Waldron

16:00-    17:00

LCA and LCC analysis

Presentation of tools

F. de Menna

17:00-    19:00

LCA and LCC analysis

Working session

F. de Menna, M. Vittuari

09:00-    11:00

Redistribution

B. Cseh

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    13:30

Valorisation of food waste

K. Waldron

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    16:00

Valorisation of food waste

K. Waldron

16:00-    17:00

LCA and LCC analysis

Presentation of results and discussion

F. de Menna, M. Vittuari

17:00-    19:00

Group work on FLW analysis

Working session II: Solutions

.M. Gil, C. Reynolds, R. Díaz, K. Waldron

09:00-    11:00

Group work on FLW analysis

Presentation of results and discussion

J.M. Gil, C. Reynolds, R. Díaz, K. Waldron

11:00-    11:30

Coffee break

11:30-    12:30

Case study 1: The Spanish national strategy "More food, less waste"

A. Mendoza

12:30-    13:00

Case study 2

C. Reynolds

13:00-    13:30

Case study 3

M. Vittuari

13:30-    15:00

Lunch break

15:00-    15:30

Case study 4

M. Barba

15:30-    16:00

Case study 5

N. Baragaño

16:00-    17:00

Open discussion on FLW solutions

J.M. Gil, A. Mendoza, C. Reynolds, M. Vittuari, M. Barba, N. Baragaño, K. Waldron

Train at an outstanding international institution

Registration

For participation in the full course programme lectures and practicals, candidates can apply online at the following address: http://www.admission.iamz.ciheam.org/en/

The course is targeted to decision makers, administration officers, food producers, managers and marketers, technical advisors, researchers and NGO and NPO professionals working on or concerned with the implementation of programmes to reduce food loss and waste and in the alternatives for waste valorization.

The course will be held at IAMZ-CIHEAM in Zaragoza from 21 to 25 January 2019.
Application deadlines:
6 November 2018 - if you need a visa or intend to apply for a grant to attend the course.
12 December 2018 - for candidates not requiring a visa and not applying for a grant.

Registration fees for the course amount to 500 euro. This sum covers tuition fees only.
Candidates from CIHEAM member countries (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey) and from ICARDA Middle East and North Africa (MENA) partners may apply for a limited number of full or partial scholarships offered by the organizing institutions covering registration fees, travel and accommodation.
Candidates from other countries who require financial support should apply directly to other national or international institutions.

It is compulsory for participants to have medical insurance valid for Spain. Proof of insurance cover must be given at the beginning of the course. Those who so wish may participate in a collective insurance policy taken out by the Organisation, upon payment of the stipulated sum.

Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza

  Av. MontaƱana 1005, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain

  www.iamz.ciheam.org

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 +34 976716000

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