Heraklion Journal 1
Short description
Get to know the initial achievements of Heraklion in the first UIA Expert journal.

In her first journal, UIA Expert Christina Marouli describes how “food waste is a significant environmental and social problem worldwide. In the European Union, approximately 20% of produced food is wasted, an equivalent of 173 kg per person per year. Heraklion fares even worse than this EU average. Food waste generation in Heraklion has been estimated to rise to 201 kg per person per year, and to 142 kg per person per year for households. (…) In this context, the project started in March 2018 and in its first 6 months has progressed with its initial actions with some obstacles and approximate 2 month delays in some actions, primarily related with licensing and procurement processes.“
Read what else has happened since the project’s initiation in the first journal!

Other news from this project

A2UFood Journal

A2UFood Journal 2: The project moves forward

Discover the latest updates around Heraklion’s project. ...
A2UFOOD partners meeting

A2UFood 2nd Project Management Team and Board Meeting

A2UFOOD partners held their second meeting on 25-26 February 2019 in Athens at Harokopio University to discuss progress of the project and work togeth...
A2U Food

A2UFood Zoom-In: Food waste and stakeholders’ views

The first Zoom-in of the A2UFood project has just been finalised! UIA Expert Christina Marouli presents the many different dimensions of the problem o...
A2UFood presentation Bioech life workshop

Project Presentation at the BIOHEC-LIFE Workshop

The A2UFood Project was presented to Greek stakeholders interested in renewable energies, sustainable transportation, social economy, energy independe...