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3rd All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition

13-16 SEPTEMBER 2021 / A VIRTUAL EVENT HOSTED BY THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION dedicated to Postharvest Loss Reduction for Sustainable Food Systems

The 3rd AAPHCE is a follow up to the 2nd AAPHCE and 1st AAPHCE which were held in 2019 and 2017 respectively. The AUC has now institutionalized the All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition as a biennial event that brings together diverse stakeholders including policy makers, private sector actors, development agencies, civil society, researchers, academics, farmers, processors to learn, share information, build networks and partnerships aimed at addressing the pertinent issue of postharvest loss reduction in the African context. The specific objectives of the 3rd AAPHCE include: 1) Raise awareness about food losses and waste as a problem contributing to unsustainable food systems; 2) Demonstrate the importance of good postharvest management and food loss/waste reduction in line with the continental/global challenges and agenda; 3) Showcase effective policy interventions, strategies, technologies, practices, investment/business opportunities towards postharvest food loss/waste reduction; 4) Monitor and review progress by AU Member states on postharvest loss reduction initiatives to achieve the set targets under the Malabo Declaration (2014); 5) Build and strengthen linkages and partnerships (including private sector engagement) for resourcing food loss and wasThe 3rd AAPHCE consists in several sessions attended by high level participants and technical experts, more information on the programme can be accessed HERE and to register HERE

FAO supports the participation of African CoP members. You can submit your request to be granted access to the events at: [email protected]

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