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  1. Access Agricuture Training Video When you pick your tomatoes, if you want to keep them longer, you have to find a way of reducing the temperature. As availability of electricity at village level can be a problem, ways have to be found to lower the temperature of this fragile crop. Some farmers at...
  2. Access Agriculture Video Your maize is mature when the leaves and the husks start to dry and turn yellow. Start harvesting improved varieties first and end with local varieties which are more resistant to pest attacks. Dehusk your maize in the field to avoid bringing pests to your home. Properly...
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video As our health and the health of our animals are at stake, let us learn from experienced farmers in Tanzania how to properly dry and store our maize. Available languages: Arabic Bambara Chichewa / Nyanja Dholuo Dioula English French Hausa Kikuyu Kinyarwanda /...
  4. Abstract, Heliyon, 2019 August One of the main challenges facing Ethiopia today is to ensure food security for its highly increasing population growth. Although the country's production is much lower than the national demand, there are high post-harvest food losses. Among several causes at...
  5. These guidelines aim to measure harvest and post-harvest losses for food grains (cereals and pulses). They presentFAO’srecommended methods to estimate food grain losses to allow countries to monitor SDG 12.3.1 (food losses along the supply chain).They present cost-effective methods that could be...
  6. Post-harvest lossis one of the biggest problems which affects economic growth globally. The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) estimates that1/3rdof food products is lost every year. The loss depends upon the type of crop is grown. As the fruits and vegetables are perishable, so their...
  7. 20-06-2019 100 Under $100: Tools for Reducing Postharvest Losses is a comprehensive compilation of postharvest techniques covering every step of the smallholder Value Chain, enhanced with lively descriptions, pertinent links, engaging stories, data-rich tables, and stunning photos. These all build and...
  8. Abstract,Trends & Prospects in Post Harvest Management of Horticultural Crops, 2018 The field of agriculture in Ghana struggles to provide the required ratios of food supply to the Ghanaian citizens due to the high rise in post-harvest losses at the farm, wholesale and retail levels. Despite...
  9. 20-11-2015 The three main objectives of applying postharvest technology to harvested fruits and vegetables are: 1) To maintain quality (appearance, texture, flavor and nutritive value), 2) To protect food safety, and 3) To reduce losses between harvest and consumption. Effective management during the...
  10. World Food Programmeis scaling up aPost-Harvest Loss Reduction programme that sells low-cost, locally-produced silos and provides training to smallholder farmers in developing countries. Global food production has reached a record high in recent years; however, one third of all food produced for...