SDG Sub-indicator 12.3.1.a – Food Loss Index

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Effort
3 h 45 m
Level
Introductory
Intermediate
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
No

Course summary

Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 is defined as the goal that “by 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses”. The e-learning course covers the sub-indicator 12.3.1. a Food Loss I

About this course

The course consists of  5 lessons, of 40 – 55 minutes duration each:

  • Lesson 1:  Introduction to SDG Target 12.3 and Sub-indicator 12.3.1.a
  • Lesson 2:  Food Loss Index (FLI) & Global Food Loss Index (GFLI)
  • Lesson 3:  Introduction to Loss Data Collection
  • Lesson 4:  The Food Loss Estimation Model
  • Lesson 5:  Monitoring and Reporting

Target audience

This course is primarily intended for staff/agencies that are either responsible for monitoring food loss, including the data collection, dissemination and analysis, or staff/agencies that will be involved in the estimation and reporting of SDG Sub-indicator 12.3.1.a.

Learning objectives

You will learn about

  • Understanding the SDG target 12.3 and indicator 12.3.1.a and how it can inform food system policies (and vice versa)
  • Explaining the importance of measuring and reporting on food losses at  country-level
  • Understanding definitions and key concepts
  • Understanding challenges in the measurement, how to strategize and use tools to collect the necessary information