3rd All Africa PH Congress and Exhibition (13 to 17 September 2021)
Hybrid Event: Virtual and Physical

 Physical venue: African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Theme: Postharvest Loss Reduction for Sustainable Food Systems


 2nd All Africa PH Congress and Exhibition (17-20 September 2019)
African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Ambuko, J.L.; Hutchinson, M.J. and Bissi, K.P. (2020). Emergence of the All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition: Creating Awareness about Food Loss & Waste and Sustainable Solutions - Blog post (29 September, 2020)
Closing E-learning Workshops: PEF 2017 Global program
20-21 July 2018, Kigali, Rwanda
Closing E-learning Workshops: PEF 2016 Global program
22-24 March 2017, Kigali, Rwanda 
30 participants

ABA Hort Innovation Lab Rwanda Postharvest Innovations Project  

Postharvest Technology Workshop. 20-21 March 2017, Kigali, Rwanda 

Kader Awards in Postharvest Training - winners were announced on 10 Dec 2017


MEETINGS sponsored by PEF

Africa-wide Postharvest Food Loss Reduction Conference and Exhibition
28-31st March 2017, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Theme: Reducing Food Losses and Waste: Sustainable Solutions for Africa


Call for Abstracts and Abstract Submission Guidelines

The abstracts can be submitted to the conference E-mail addresses: with a copy to
The abstract should be written in the English language in MS Word or rich text format and have a maximum of 300 words.
Deadline: 31 December 2016
The Africa-wide Postharvest Food Loss Prevention Conference is the first of its kind to be held in Africa. The conference will provide an excellent platform for researchers, academics, farmers, industry, development agencies, civil society and policymakers to learn, share information, build networks and partnerships with the overall objective of identifying effective interventions to reduce FLW in the continent.

PEF is one of the sponsors of the event. The specific objectives of the conference are as follows:

  1. To raise awareness on food losses and waste through data and information sharing.
  2. To document the impact of postharvest food loss and waste on food and nutrition in Africa.
  3. To identify and disseminate effective and appropriate technologies and practices for FLW reduction in the African context.
  4. To identify postharvest “Skill Gaps” and “Technology Gaps” in Africa’s higher education and extension systems
  5. To identify effective multi-stakeholder strategies and policy interventions for FLW reduction
  6. To provide a platform for participants to build networks and partnerships for resource mobilization and other activities geared towards FLW reduction
  7. To generate a comprehensive action plan for the reduction of food loss and waste for the African continent.

For more information and registration, email OR

4th International Conference on Postharvest and Quality Management of Horticultural Products of Interest for Tropical Regions (ISHS PQMHP 2017)  6 - 8 April 2017 at Amaya Hills, Kandy, Sri Lanka. 

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