Samoa, 27 Feb 2015 -- Samoa has a big problem with postharvest waste. But how big a problem? What are the key causes? Are some crops, production and postharvest practices more vulnerable to high wastage and why? These questions and others were discussed at a public forum which was held ren postharvest cently at the University of the South Pacific in Samoa. At the forum, farmers and key stakeholders were briefed ohorticultural supply chain research which will be conducted over the coming months.
The key objective of the meeting was to outline the postharvest methodology [more...]