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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...
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...
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