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On 21-22 November 2017 a high level ministerial dialogue was held to launch the Post-Harvest Losses Reduction and Agro-processing (PHAP) flagship funding by the African Development Bank (AfDB).  The programme included: Session 1 - Realizing the value of increased productivity through Agro-processing; Session 2 - Critical Roles of the Private Sector in Agro...
The African Development Bank, in collaboration with FAO, is organizing a High Level Ministerial Dialogue on Post-Harvest Losses Reduction and Agro-Processing (PHAP), to be held in Abidjan on 21-22 November 2017. To cope with increasing food demand, governments have traditionally emphasized increasing food production; however, reducing food product losses during and...
  A workshop was held at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center (11-15 September 2017), inspired by discussions with the YieldWise Initiative, focused on market-based approaches to scale up successful Post-Harvest Management (PHM) experiences, drawing on lessons from Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation organized the event which brought together 20...
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...
Following a joint-event on the lessons learnt from a food loss reduction project implemented collaboratively by the Rome-based UN food agencies, the group called for the scaling up of pilot projects to adequately meet the required reduction in food loss. Representatives of the RBAs – the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),...
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