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Newsletter September 2019


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World Food Summit 2019: safe, healthy and sustainable food systems

The Danish Minister for Food, Fisheries and Equal Opportunities and Minister for Nordic Cooperation hosted the 4th annual World Food Summit– Better Food for More People on 29-30 of August ...

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Skill-sharing session “Why organize Food Collections?”

The skill-sharing session “Why organize Food Collections?” was organized by the European Food Banks Federation in collaboration with Ceska Federace Potravinovych Bank in Prague on 23-24 September 2019. During these ...

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8th Eat to Make a Good Deed! fundraising campaign in Hungary for the needy

Corporate partners and restaurants are invited to join the campaign and support Hungarian Food Bank’s operation. For the Hungarian Food Bank Association (HFBA) 16th of October not only means World Food ...

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A Zero Food Waste Coalition in Albania

The first meeting of the Zero Food Waste Coalition created by the Food Bank Albania took place on 11 September. The Coalition is composed by 10 NGOs which are part of ...

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Banco Alimentare: 30 years of Circular Economy

Last August, for its 30th anniversary, Banco Alimentare participated in the Meeting di Rimini with an exhibition dedicated to the Circular Economy. The economic boom of the 1960s developed a linear ...

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Tafel Germany Calls for Action with “Tafel-Tag” and Global Climate Strike

Tafel Germany and its members raised social awareness for climate change, the need to reduce food waste, and how the two are linked with multiple public events this previous month. By ...

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Volunteering guidelines in the Baltic/Nordic Food Banks

In summer 2018, our Lithuanian member Maisto bankas had been awarded by grant of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Grant Programme for Nordic-Baltic Non-Governmental Organisations’ to implement the project “Improving ...

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20 years of Wiener Tafel

20 years ago, on 9 September 1999, Wiener Tafel was founded as a non-governmental initiative by four students of Vienna’s Social Academy. By 2019, the organization has become an irreplaceable ...

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Two “Civil Society” Awards for the Food Bank in Romania

Banca Pentru Alimente, our Romania Associate Member, has been awarded during the Civil Society Gala. The annual competition "Civil Society Gala" is the largest project dedicated to the associative sector in ...

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Costa Crociere and Banco Alimentare tackle food waste in Naples

On 16 September 2019 Naples has officially joined the recovery program started by Costa Crociere and Banco Alimentare in Italy and then replicated in France and Spain. This program allows the ...

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Toidupank will be redistributing more surplus food thanks to the FEAD

Toidupank, the Estonian Food Bank, will now benefit from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) in the next years. Indeed, Toidupank won a tender to receive ...

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Celebrating 5 Years of FEAD – 17th FEAD Network Meeting

The 17th FEAD Network meeting took place on 20 September 2019 in Brussels. More than 80 delegates from across Europe were present to celebrate five years of the Fund for ...

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A global agenda to halve food loss and waste by 2030

New research shows business and governments how to tackle food loss and waste Nearly a third of all food produced in the world goes uneaten each year, an amount that costs ...

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Brambles decided to renew its pledge supporting the daily activity of the European Food Banks Federation

Brambles, the supply chain solutions company, decided to renew its support to the European Food Banks Federation and its network. The partnership between Brambles and FEBA last since 2016, when they ...

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