FareShare UK announces new CEO

FareShare UK announced its new CEO George Wright on 23 February 2023. His appointment follows Lindsay Boswell CBE FCIOF´s announcement that he will leave FareShare in July after 13 years leading the charity, which has seen it grow in size to redistribute 128 million meals worth of food to 9,500 charities in communities across the […]

Second Plenary Meeting of the European Community of Practice on Partnership

The European Commission set up the European Community of Practice on Partnership (ECoPP) for the period 2021-2027 with the objectives to promote the exchange of good practices and further foster the quality of partnership in the implementation of European funds across Europe. On 16 February 2023, over 150 representatives from NGOs, Managing Authorities, social and […]

First anniversary of the partnership between GeoPost/DPDgroup and FEBA

The month of February marks the one-year anniversary of the partnership between GeoPost/DPDgroup and the European Food Banks Federation (FEBA). Together, the partners have been working to reduce food insecurity and prevent food waste. FEBA and GeoPost/DPDgroup share a common interest: support for local communities. Driven by their mutual goal to prevent food waste while […]

Meeting and discussion on sustainability with BILLA/IKI in Prague

In November 2022, FEBA was invited to attend the BILLA CEE sustainability summit in Prague, presenting an overview of food waste and food security to the top management of BILLA CEE and BILLA Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Iki Lithuania. This meeting was part of a joint strategy of raising awareness and strengthening local collaborations […]

Peer-to-Peer sessions on food waste prevention legislation

In order to support and foster the exchange between Food Banks belonging to the FEBA network on the topic of food waste prevention legislation, two Peer-to-Peer sessions have been organised. On 1 February, representatives from Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires (FEBA Member in France) and Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus (FBAO, FEBA Member in Italy) discussed […]

EU Working Group | 7 February 2023

The first session of the EU Working Group in 2023 was held online on 7 February. Attended by 19 participants from 14 countries, the meeting was opened with a general overview of what can be expected from the year 2023 in terms of EU and national policy as well as policy developments relevant for Food […]