managing quality and reducing postharvest losses in

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The post-harvest sector includes all points in the value chain from production in the field to the food being placed on a plate for consumption Postharvest activities include harvesting handling storage processing packaging transportation and marketing Losses of horticultural produce are a major problem in the post-harvest chain

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Participating farmers have so far been able to reduce post-harvest losses by up to 98% Thanks to improved grain quality and the ability to hold on to their produce until prices rise during the lean season they have managed to increase their income threefold and therefore significantly improve food security

Welcome

She went on in 2012 to participate in a rice post-production course in the Philippines which provided her with knowledge of how to improve upon rice quality while reducing loss Pith's short term goals include pursuing higher education in the horticulture field to broaden her "knowledge and understanding in technical and practical skills

Assessment of production potential and post

Apr 10 2018Thus as a remedy it is important to improve post-harvest management practices with aim to reduce post-harvest losses production of value-added products effective and efficient research programs to strengthen and promote fruits and vegetables as it was discussed in EARO and Azizah et al in the study area

Increasing in

The improvements in post-harvest and packaging processes were made possible through visits to the farms by external consultants The outcome was a reduction in post-harvest losses by approx 10 percentage points Prior to this project losses were as high as 15% now they are down to around 5 %

Policy measures for managing quality and reducing post

manaGInG QualItY and reducInG post-harVest losses In fresh produce supplY chaIns IN SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES Smallholders and traders are key stakeholders in fruit and vegetable supply chains supplying local mass markets across South Asian countries Training these stakeholders and introducing simple technical innovations

Reducing Post

Post-Harvest Loss Reduction "Post-harvest loss" is the term used to describe the crops lost to waste spoilage and other factors in between harvest and consumption by the end user Whereas conversations about loss in the U S and Europe center on consumer food waste in the developing world the majority of loss occurs before crops reach

Determinants of postharvest losses along smallholder

Jul 20 2019Postharvest loss reduction throughout commodity value chains is an important pathway to food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa However lack of understanding of the location and share of the losses and associated factors along the postharvest value chains remains a major challenge to operationalizing postharvest loss mitigation strategies This paper assesses the

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Post-Harvest Management of Horticulture Produce All Post-Harvest Management (PHM) development must be with the prime aim to generate improved value realisation for farmers by enabling them with a choice of markets across larger geographies and by reducing losses in the supply chain

Papaya Fruit Quality Management during the Postharvest

Jun 26 2012The aim of postharvest technology and management in the supply chain is to provide favorable conditions to extend storage life and retain quality and nutritional attributes This review focuses on the available research findings to retain overall papaya fruit quality and to reduce postharvest losses during the supply chain via adopting

Projects

Jan 30 2019APHLIS provides best estimates of the cumulative annual weight losses of cereal grains by province for the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa The network is a contribution to recent international efforts to reduce postharvest losses which is a resource efficient approach to improving food availability For more details see the APHLIS website

Determinants of postharvest losses along smallholder

Jul 20 2019Postharvest loss reduction throughout commodity value chains is an important pathway to food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa However lack of understanding of the location and share of the losses and associated factors along the postharvest value chains remains a major challenge to operationalizing postharvest loss mitigation strategies This paper assesses the

APHLIS+

The African Postharvest Losses Information System (APHLIS) is the premier international effort to collect analyze and disseminate data on postharvest losses of cereal grains in sub-Saharan Africa In its next phase called APHLIS+ the service will expand the range of crops covered and include estimates of the economic and nutritional

Post Harvest Handling

• Post-harvest Handling: • Post-harvest management practices that reduce product loss to spoilage or shrinkage will reduce microbial risks Postharvest Quality • To prolong the shelf life of a product it is important to cooling it down to slow respiration

Innovative postharvest management for reducing food

Innovative postharvest management for reducing food losses Quality awards for the public sector A sian producers lose up to 40% of their fresh fruit and vegetables (FFV) due to inadequate postharvest management This is a huge loss of food and waste of resources

Managing quality and reducing postharvest losses in the

Postharvest technologies and best practices were integrated in the mango value chain of Bangladesh to manage quality and reduce losses throughout the marketing channel The experiment was conducted at Volahat Chapainawabganj a commercial mango producing area with an active Mango Grower Foundation alongside traditional practices in order to

Postharvest Quality Assurance of Fruits

This book presents a comprehensive study of the handling of fresh fruits in the developing world from harvesting to the shelf With annual losses ranging from 30-40% due to lack of knowledge on proper handling practices and value addition this book's information on postharvest handling and quality testing is crucial for reducing these losses and improving the quality and safety of fresh

Advance in Citrus Postharvest Management: Diseases Cold

Postharvest citrus decay is the most severe cause of wastage and quality deterioration since it renders fresh fruit unsuitable for consumption causing consequently heavy economic losses Losses can reach 30% of the total production and 50% in less developed countries

Determinants of postharvest losses along smallholder

Jul 20 2019Postharvest loss reduction throughout commodity value chains is an important pathway to food and nutrition security in sub-Saharan Africa However lack of understanding of the location and share of the losses and associated factors along the postharvest value chains remains a major challenge to operationalizing postharvest loss mitigation strategies This paper assesses the

Reducing Post

Post-Harvest Loss Reduction "Post-harvest loss" is the term used to describe the crops lost to waste spoilage and other factors in between harvest and consumption by the end user Whereas conversations about loss in the U S and Europe center on consumer food waste in the developing world the majority of loss occurs before crops reach

POSTHARVEST INNOVATIONS

POSTHARVEST INNOVATIONS A postharvest innovation is a handling or storage practice or a method or tool that can be used to reduce food losses or food waste Innovations can be adapted from a variety of related fields (engineering food science or packaging) or developed specifically for use in the postharvest sector

Postharvest

Strategies for preserving postharvest quality and safety and reducing postharvest losses and waste should always include preharvest measures and practices such the use of cultivars with a longer postharvest life and the use of integrated crop management systems that maximizes yield and quality and reduce postharvest disorders

To a Sustainable Future: Benefits of Reducing Post

and reduce food losses along production and supply chains including post-harvest losses The concept of post-harvest loss management that this strategy presents describes an integrated approach to dealing with post-harvest losses by bringing together all possible

Reducing Post

Separately the Kenya National Farmers Federation (KENAFF) has tested the Gap Analysis Tool for Agriculture (GATA) developed by the Grow Africa secretariat in collaboration with AT Kaerney to identify which interventions in post-harvest management could reduce production losses

Post Harvest Handling

• Post-harvest Handling: • Post-harvest management practices that reduce product loss to spoilage or shrinkage will reduce microbial risks Postharvest Quality • To prolong the shelf life of a product it is important to cooling it down to slow respiration

Reducing Post

Post-Harvest Loss Reduction "Post-harvest loss" is the term used to describe the crops lost to waste spoilage and other factors in between harvest and consumption by the end user Whereas conversations about loss in the U S and Europe center on consumer food waste in the developing world the majority of loss occurs before crops reach

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Cutting losses increasing food security and income Home to over 230 million people suffering from chronic malnutrition about 30 percent of the grains produced in sub-Saharan Africa are lost due to inadequate post-harvest management lack of structured markets inadequate storage and limited processing capacity

Measuring postharvest losses at the farm level in Malawi

This paper measures farmlevel postharvest losses for three main crops—maize soy and groundnuts—among 1 200 s in Malawi Farmers answered a detailed questionnaire designed to learn about losses during harvest and transport processing and storage and which measures both total losses and reductions in crop quality

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individual players within the value chain to reduce post-harvest losses in staple crops including investments by buyers in supply chain constraints Budget $8 3 million Duration 4 years : September 2009 through August 2013 Components 1 Market Linkages and Business Development 2 Investment Finance 3 Post-Harvest Management 4 Post- Harvest

A study on the Importance of Post

Mizoram Efficient post-harvest management of the produce is necessary to mitigate post-harvest losses of the produce In this day of high market competition and higher consumer demand marketing is an important aspect that cannot be ignored The horticulture farmers of Mizoram are largely unaware of the marketing techniques