United Republic of Tanzania
The AU launched 2014 the “Year of Agriculture and Food Security” marking the 10th anniversary of the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) on January 30, 2014 during its 22nd Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...
Launched in 2009, APHLIS is a scientific model which provides evidence-based estimates on postharvest cereal losses (PHLs) across 38 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
The APHLIS+ network meeting, hosted by the Natural Resources Institute in Accra (Ghana) 5-9 September 2016, provided ...
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 19/09/2023 - 22/09/2023
Hosted by the African Union Commission (AUC) at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the congress is being organized by the AUC in collaboration with various partners, including development partners, private sector actors, academic/research institutions, and civil society.
The Postharvest Education Foundation - Small scale Postharvest Handling Technologies Short Course/Study Tour
Arusha (Tanzania), 23/02/2015 - 27/02/2015
The Postharvest Education Foundation offers global postharvest e-learning programs, training materials and participatory workshops on appropriate postharvest technologies for participants in more than 15 developing countries. In association with local par
Food Science and Technology Solutions to Improve Food and Nutrition Security: Reducing Food Loss & Valorizing Food Processing Side Streams
In 2022, the Institute of Food Technology/Food and Nutrition Security Steering Committee hosted a virtual roundtable discussion on their first challenge, “Food Science & Technology Solutions for Reducing Food Waste and Valorizing Waste Streams” on November 1 – 2, 2022. The goal was to identify current and potential future solutions from food science and technology that can contribute to the reduction of food loss and valorization of food processing side streams.
It offers tips and hands-on recommendations on how to reduce food waste in our lives as consumers - be it when shopping for food, cooking at home, or eating out - by introducing simple habits and making small changes every day.
This article explains: moisture of maize grains increased during 30-week storage in hermetic conditions; sitophilus zeamais was more predominant than Tribolium castaneum in stored maize; hermetic storage containers controlled grain damage as good as insecticide; kernel breakage before storage may accelerate insect damage during storage; no risk of low germination; etc.