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This consultation on linkages between FLW and Nutrition is aimed at understanding links between FLW and nutrition. A study has investigated losses of vitamins A and C associated with fruit and vegetables losses along the food supply chains in seven regions of the world during 2009. Results have shown that across...
The Community of Practice on food loss reduction is drawing the attention to nutritional composition of losses and what research organizations are doing on this topic.  To date, much of the research on postharvest losses has focussed on the physical loss of food, through spillage, spoilage or through storage or cooking...
28/03/2017 - 31/03/2017 (Nairobi, Kenya)  The World Food Preservation Center® LLC in conjunction with its sister University (University of Nairobi) and a consortium of Universities and a Research & Development Institution in Africa organized the First all Africa Postharvest Loss Reduction Congress and Exhibition.  The Congress’s theme was on ‘Reducing Postharvest Food...
Food losses are a major issue in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), due to the deficiencies in post-harvest infrastructure, technologies and capacities that affect the country's agricultural sector. On 6 April 2017, key stakeholders met at a workshop in Kinshasa to discuss technical, policy and strategic orientations and...
Towards the development of post-harvest management policy and strategy: supporting a strategic roadmap for the reduction of post-harvest losses in cereals and pulses in Burkina Faso On 15 March 2017, key stakeholders met in Ouagadougou to discuss technical, policy and strategic orientations and recommendations on post-harvest loss management within the agricultural...
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