FeedUP@UN is an innovative digital solution designed by UNECE for recording food lost or otherwise wasted.
It is based on blockchain technology and brings all different parties together in one virtual space while contributing to a more circular production and responsible consumption.
1/3
Over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste.
$1.2 trn
The annual value of food wasted globally is $1. 2 trillion, and it weighs 1.3 billion tonnes.
25%
25% of the world’s fresh water supply is used to grow food that is never eaten.
Our solution
A centralized online marketplace to enable trade at a faster pace to reduce food loss and food waste. A fully traceable system that brings in trust and confidence to the buyers Additional income possibilities and employment for women and youth. Increased possibilities to improve food security. Address UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2, 8, 11 and 12. Collaboration of governments, private sector, NGO’s, certification bodies, logistics and distribution players in a single platform. Quantify, track, monitor and report the food waste impact annually every year at all levels (including small-scale farmers). Availability of data for better forecasting and recommendation
Farmers
The production level of fruits and vegetables
Distributors
Farmer’s direct point of contact for prospective buyers for the fresh produce
Food Processors
Companies that further process the fresh produce
Packing Stations
Fresh produce packed for various business needs
Wholesaler & Importer
Fresh produce packed for various business needs
Other ways to connect to your customers and software
Collaboration of governments, private sector, NGO’s, certification bodies, logistics and distribution players in a single platform
Best-In-Class Hardware
Additional income possibilities and employment for women and youth
Traceability
Quantify, track, monitor and report the food waste impact annually every year at all levels
News
COVID-19 and the food markets: UNECE #saveinvisiblefood campaign
The COVID-19 crisis has led to severe disruptions of our food systems. UNECE’s Food Outlook has collected data and evidence
How to create lasting change and impact
Empowering SMEs and women boosts economies ‎and supports ambitious market reforms in Central Asia
UNECE supports action on food loss and waste
Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3 is to halve by 2030 per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels.
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