Useful food loss estimates are possible, however, as is improvement in food conservation. This study is devoted to assessing both the potential of food loss reduction efforts and their limiations. It summarizes existing work and information about losses of the major food crops and fish; discusses some of the economic and social factors involved; identifies major areas of need; and suggest various policy and program options for developing countries and technical assistance agencies.
- Published: 1978
- Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
- Dewey Decimal: 338.191
- ECHO Library: 338.191 NAS
- ECHO Asia Library: FA.010