EU Working Group I 9 April 2024

The third session of the EU Working Group in 2024 was held online on 9 April 2024 and was tended by 8 participants from 7 countries. The session was an interactive discussion around Food Banks involvement in supporting children. In addition to that we mapped Urban Food Policy and discussed potential opportunities.

Food Waste Legislation in Moldova

Moldova adopted the new amendments to Law No. 299 of 03.11.2022 on the prevention of food loss and waste. On Friday, March 22, a legislative initiative in this direction was submitted by Ms. Mariana Cușnir which involves amendments to the Law and the Tax Code. Banca de Alimente (FEBA Member in Moldova) thinks that this […]

Tafel Deutschland’s Participation in the 4th Food Banking Summit in Istanbul

On the 7th of February 2024, Tafel Deutschland was invited to participate in the 4th Food Banking Summit organized by Temel İhtiyaç Derneği (TİDER), in Istanbul, Turkey. Translating to “Association for Basic Needs,” TİDER serves as the umbrella organization for food banks in Turkey and is a member of the Global FoodBanking Network (GFN). GFN […]

40 years Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires!

In 1984, food insecurity became more pressing. On March 13, 1984, Bernard Dandrel read an article published in La Croix entitled “J’ai Faim,” in which Sister Cécile Bigo denounced the scandal of poverty that coincided with the waste of food. From this editorial spark the idea was born of the 1st food aid network in […]

FEBA Visit to Slovenia

Senior Network Development Advisor of FEBA, Balazs Cseh visited the FEBA Member in Slovenia. SIBAHE has been operating in the country since 2012. The Food Bank’s central warehouse is in Polzela, and they also operate three branches in Lendava, Trbovlje, and Store. SIBAHE regularly receive donations from 40 food companies, in total 720 tonnes in […]

FEBA Morning Insights on the Social Return on Investments

On 22 March 2024 FEBA held its first session of a new knowledge-sharing webinar series: FEBA Morning Insights (MOIN). On the agenda of MOIN’s March edition was a deep-dive presentation from Fédération Belge des Banques Alimentaires / Belgische Federatie van Voedselbanken, Etienne Rubens together with Alexia Sabbe from the Vives University of Applied Science on […]

Food2030 Conference

On 5 March 2023 FEBA attended the Food2023 Networks Conference. The FOOD 2030 Platform is a common platform for all projects, partnerships, networks, living labs, communities of practice and other initiatives working on transforming the food system for the benefit of the people and the planet. FEBA is part of the FoodCLIC project. It is […]

Raising awareness about food waste: Maisto bankas started a new communication campaign

At the end of February, Maisto bankas (FEBA Member in Lithuania) started a communication campaign focussing on the issue of food waste. Entitled “Don’t Feed the Trash Bins”, it aims to raise awareness and educate about the importance of preventing good food from ending up in landfills. According to Eurostat (2020), households are the stage of the […]