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SNKE to support social dialogue on reduction and prevention of food and packaging waste
Project title: Technical Assistance for the SA-EU Dialogue Facility
Brief description of the assignment:
The overarching goal of this project is to help South African consumer goods companies and waste partners to contribute and benefit from a sustainable ecosystem, while reducing food and packaging waste and assisting government to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Presidency’s Operation Phakisa goals.
The assignment will have three phases:
I. Phase One – Desk research (Report 1): Identify food and packaging waste hotspots, evaluate the current state of food and packaging waste management and regulation oversight for packaging waste and recommendations and comparisons with other EU and African countries.
II. Phase Two – Desktop research (Report 2): Food and Packaging Waste Agreement
(incorporation of the food waste agreement business plan). Develop framework to align and administer the current separate food loss and waste and packaging waste
initiatives. Develop the best reporting mechanism for both food loss and waste.
III. Phase Three-Presentation of the study (Reports 1 and 2) at the Multi stakeholder online workshops and documented workshop outcomes and recommendations on the merged food and packaging waste initiative monitoring and reporting.
Commencement date of the project: 1 November 2020
Duration of the assignment: 17 work days over 8 months
It should be demonstrated that there is a sufficient skill and expertise mix to cover:
It is required that all team members demonstrate a very good understanding of food and packaging related national legislation, WHO, SDG, Codex Alimentarius, Environmental Health and other international standards and best practices regarding regulation of food and food waste.
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