|POSTHARVEST FOOD LOSS OR FOOD WASTE? Recently issues of global food losses and food waste have been making the news. Global food losses and waste vary widely depending upon the type of food, and can occur on the farm, and during postharvest handling, food processing, storage, distribution and consumption (Gustavsson et al in FAO 2011). The PEF works to address both postharvest food losses and food waste. Read More.
22-24 March 2017, Kigali, Rwanda
CALL for applications:
Postharvest Technology Innovations Challenge
***deadline Feb 17***
Africa-wide Postharvest Food Loss Reduction Conference and Exhibition, March 28-31 2017, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, KENYA
|THE PEF GLOBAL POSTHARVEST E-LEARNING PROGRAM is a year-long mentor-guided training program where you can learn at your own pace. Each participant can select their own crops of interest and conduct their assignments (readings, fieldwork and written reports) on the topics that they want most to learn more about. A free e-learning manual is available here for download. Click here to learn more: e-learning program manual!
||PEF TRAINING MATERIALS AVAILABLE: information on activities related to postharvest handling, packaging, cooling, shipping and storage of fresh fruits and vegetables -- plus photos and illustrations, demonstration ideas, training materials, reference manuals, and links to much more for trainers to utilize when designing your own postharvest training programs. PEF articles, White Papers and Videos are available online.