Through this report, the aim of the Life Cycle Initiative is to initiate a global process to reach consensus on recommended environmental indicators and characterisation factors (CFs) for life cycle impact assessment (LCIA).
The European Union will invest €20 million in rural development in Uzbekistan. €10 million will be spent on developing job skills in rural areas. €5 million will protect severely climate-affected communities of the Aral Sea region. Another €5 million will contribute to improving the country’s trade and policy environment.
Food and Agriculture report focuses on food losses and waste, providing new estimates of the world’s food lost from production and up to, but excluding, the retail level. Addressing policy makers, the report also offers a comprehensive analysis of the critical loss points in specific supply chains, thus providing examples on appropriate measures for an effective r