Information Network on Post-harvest Operations - INPhO
Paper      2014      Danilo Mejía-Lorío, Matthew Howell, Adolfo Arancibia      (Spanish)      Download document
This publication is based on studies carried out from August 2010 to January 2011 by The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK) on request from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The two studies on global food losses (one for high/medium-income countries and one for low income countries) [...]
Paper      2011      FAO - Jenny Gustavsson, Christel Cederberg, Ulf Sonesson, Robert van Otterdijk, Alexandre Meybeck      (English)      Download document
The study was undertaken to serve as a basis for the international congress Save Food!, taking place from 16 to 17 May 2011, at the international packaging industry fair Interpack2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Save Food! has been co organized by Interpack2011 and FAO, aiming to raise awareness on global food [...]
Paper      2011      FAO - Nerlita M. Manalili, Moises A.Dorado, Robert Van Otterdijk      (English)      Download document
While the profile of PHL has been raised for a number of commodities in SSA, this report focuses on grains, which still constitute the basis for food security for the majority of the population in the region and are a vital component in the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. Crop production [...]
Copublication      2011      The World Bank; NRI; FAO      (English)      Download document
This paper presents lessons learned and practical guidelines from a workshop on reducing post-harvest losses in grain supply chains in Africa, organised jointly by FAO and the World Bank in 2010 at FAO Headquarters in Rome. Its objectives were to: (i) discuss the significance of post-harvest losses (PHLs) of grains [...]
Copublication      2010      Nomathemba Mhlanga, Edward Seidler, Divine Njie, Stephanie Gallat      (English)      Download document
To reduce the risks from contamination associated with production practices of fresh produce and promote market opportunities, FAO and the UN System in Tanzania in partnership with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the horticultural industry are devoting efforts to develop training materials. This Manual aims [...]
Instructional Manual      2010      FAO - Wilfred L. Mushobozi; Pilar Santacoloma      (English)      Download document
La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO), la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo Industrial (ONUDI) y el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA), en colaboración con el gobierno de la India, reunieron a ministros y funcionarios gubernamentales a cargo de la [...]
Report      2009      FAO/UNIDO/IFAD      (Spanish)      Download document
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in collaboration with the Government of India, brought together Ministers and government officials in charge of agriculture, trade and industry, food industry leaders, agro-industry specialists [...]
Report      2008      FAO/UNIDO/IFAD      (English)      Download document
'The training guide is designed to serve as a learning and training resource for practitioners and trainers respectively, working on the post-harvest management of non-traditional tree fruit crops. The guide describes general post-harvest handling principles applicable to horticultural crops and documents good post-harvest handling practice for exotic fruit produced in Jamaica. It is hoped that [...]
Training Document      2008      FAO - Keerthi B. Palipane, Rosa Rolle      (English)      Download document
The Manual on Home-based Fruit and Vegetable Processing is composed of two books. This book is designed to complement Book One, "Principles of post-harvest handling, storage and processing of fruits and vegetables", by providing recipes and guidance that will enable you to put into practice the principles described in Book [...]
Training Document      2008      FAO - Susan Azam Ali; Charlotte Dufour       (English/Pashto/Dari)      Download document