Food Waste Reduction Training

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On September 09, 2022, the Food Waste Reduction Training held by the Waste to Value project, the training on reducing food waste for business units in the area of service sectors, such as the Hotels and Restaurants in the area of Chanthaboury District, Vientiane capital, Lao PDR. 
Image: Group presenting during the Food Waste Training
Image: Group discussing and sharing ideas during the training

The training was piloted at the Food and Bakery Center (Vientiane Center, 4th floor). The training was chaired by Mr. Seangsathid Phimmueang, Head of the Office of Chanthabouly District Governor. Besides that, there were related representatives from the Office of Natural Resources and Environment in Chanthabouly District, the Trainers from The Academy Training Hotel & Restaurant in Vangvieng, Vientiane Province and Lao Hotel & Restaurant Association, as well as the Swisscontact Lao PDR Team, and business sectors who attended the training around 20 people, in 17 business sectors at Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital, Laos 

The objective of the training was to improve knowledge and understanding of management to reduce food waste among business units systematically and manage waste effectively.

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Waste to Value
The project will seek to support better waste segregation practices at source, introduce more efficient use of resources in production and consumption, develop a larger network of those engaged in circular economy practices, commercialise innovative green products and services available to the market, and improve public-private partnerships that support environmental responsibility.