These briefs further explore the key law and policy areas identified by the Atlas project as critical for food donation.
To complement the release of each issue brief, FLPC and GFN host a global webinar that convenes policymakers and stakeholders from partner countries to discuss the topic in detail, including barriers, innovations, best practices, and policy opportunities. While these webinars are by invitation only, the following blog posts discuss the major takeaways:
The global pandemic has raised the profile of food banks and food recovery organizations as essential social safety nets for mitigating hunger and food insecurity around the world. With demand for food donation surging, the time is ripe for governments to formally recognize food donation as a solution to both hunger and food loss and waste and to ensure that relevant laws and policies support rather than limit food recovery operations.
To learn more about how governments can effectively promote food donation during the global pandemic, check out these issue briefs by FLPC and GFN.