Food Waste

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Conference Proceeding
3RINCs
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In the course of implementing the Paris climate agreement and the 2030 sustainable development goals, policymakers, practitioners, and academics have increasingly acknowledged the urgency of addressing the issue of food waste, both globally and more especially in Asian countries. Various research is being carried out in high-income countries such...
Submission to Policy Process

Initiatives on Food Waste Prevention in Japan

9th meeting of Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste (WPRPW), OECD
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During the 9th WPRPW meeting of OECD, food waste prevention and good practices in assessing the related policies were discussed in a roundtable session. From Japan, Hotta from IGES shared information on Japan's initiative on food waste prevention in Japan and submitted a short report to WPRPW process.
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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Food waste remains a critical issue in Japan, especially in light of the country's low food self-sufficiency rate and shortage of available landfill sites for waste disposal. In order to evaluate options for further preventing and mitigating food waste in Japan, we analyzed food waste trends by estimating the disparity between calorie/protein...
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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Food waste remains a critical issue in Japan, especially in light of the country's low food self-sufficiency rate and shortage of available landfill sites for waste disposal. In order to evaluate options for further preventing and mitigating food waste in Japan, we analyzed food waste trends by estimating the disparity between calorie/protein...
Policy Report
This project aims to promote the use of waste biomass for food and energy production, and identify viable approaches for utilizing biomass conversion technology in the target countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand. This project has endeavored to involve relevant stakeholders since the beginning of project implementation. Those stakeholders are...
Policy Report
Author:
Alice
Sharp
The objective of this report is to facilitate local governments in decision making and implementation of urban organic waste utilization projects that can contribute to sustainable solid waste management and national agendas on food, energy, and climate change. This report provides an overview of national policy, regulations, and institutions...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Korakanh
Pasomsouk
The objective of this report is to facilitate local governments in decision making and implementation of urban organic waste utilization projects that can contribute to sustainable solid waste management and national agendas on food, energy, and climate change. This report provides an overview municipal solid waste management in Lao PDR. In the...
Presentation

Roundtable Meeting on Development of Food Waste Management Strategies in Malaysia: Discussion Points

Roundtable Meeting on Development of Food Waste Management Strategies in Malaysia
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Policy Report
In this policy report the authors have compiled and analysed the most recent data on waste generation and the national policies related with waste management and climate change in ten countries in Asia. The study found that many countries in the region are now paying more attention to solid waste management from the perspective of climate change....