Information Network on Post-harvest Operations - INPhO


This section provides access to documents covering the many post-harvest activities associated with agricultural commodities. 

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When we eat food that we have grown or bought we are unwittingly consuming many substances other than the basic nutrients which we assume make up the food item. The same applies to the feed we provide for our domesticated animals. Many foreign substances are added by man to improve quality [...]
Training Document      2007      FAO - Peter Golob      (English)      Download document
The grain produced by the farmer has a long journey to travel on its way to the consumer’s plate or the animal’s feed trough; it may be processed into value-added foods or feeds for consumption in urban or other areas that are remote from the site of production. There may be a long [...]
Series      2007      FAO -Peter Golob      (English)      Download document
Manual to train trainers to advise villagers on food processing of a variety of fruit and vegetables
Training Document      2007      Dr. Narin Tongsiri, Asst.Prof.Lakkana Rujanakraikarn      (English)     
A learning resource for small and micro entrepreneurs who bottle coconut water, as well as a training resource for extension workers and trainers. It documents good practice for the application of a “middle level” of technology for the cold preservation of coconut water.
Training Document      2006      FAO - Rosa Rolle      (English/French/Spanish)      Download document
This manual offers guidance to field workers involved in advising and providing training for committee members and staff of primary agricultural co-operatives. The manual gives advice on how to plan and carry out training activities and discusses methods for assessing training needs. Alternative systems for organising training in the field [...]
Training Document      2006      ©FAO under licence from ILO      (English)      Download document

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