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Promotional video of the International Conference on Food Loss and Waste [Photo/jnnews.com]

The International Conference on Food Loss and Waste will be held in Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province from Sept 9 to 11.

With the theme "reducing food loss and waste, promoting global food security", the conference aims to provide a platform for countries to share their experiences in food loss and waste, and discuss global concerns such as food security and poverty alleviation.

A farmer harvests corn in the rural area of Shandong. [Photo/iqilu.com]

The conference will be held via both online and offline channels. As of Sept 4, 168 foreign guests from 42 countries and seven international organizations had registered for the conference.

Three sub-forums focusing on reducing food loss in production, post-harvest food loss and waste, and reducing food waste in consumption will also be held.

Foreign guests will visit the National Demonstration Center for Crop Varieties (Shanghe County) and Sinograin Jinan Depot Co to learn about achievements and high-end technologies in agriculture in Jinan.

The conference is sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, the National Development and Reform Commission, the National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration, and the Shandong Provincial People's Government.



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