effect of post-harvest losses on rice farmers income in

Foods

Most of the losses (85 28%–87 77% of the total) happened in the farm level operations with storage losses (33 92%–40 99% of farm level losses) being the main contributor Alavi et al [ 26 ] compiled data on postharvest losses in rice value chains from different studies conducted by the FAO and reported 10%–37% losses in rice in

POST

Jun 15 2018Along the renewed focus on investment in agriculture that began in 2008 there is an increasing interest in effective intervention for Post-Harvest Losses (PHL) reduction The investment required to reduce PHL is relatively modest and the return on that investment rises rapidly as the price of the commodity increases

Post

post-harvest loss but estimates remain scarce especially in Sub-Saharan Africa This paper uses self-reported measures from nationally representative surveys in Malawi Uganda and Tanzania Overall on-farm post-harvest loss adds to 1 4–5 9 percent of the national maize harvest substantially lower than the Food

USDA ERS

Feb 05 2020Agricultural Trade Multipliers provide annual estimates of employment and output effects of trade in farm and food products on the U S economy Farm Income and Wealth Statistics Forecasts and estimates of farm sector income with component accounts: for the United States 1910-2020F and for States 1949-2018 Updated February 5 2020

POST HARVEST LOSS IN RICE PRODUCTION: EVIDENCE FROM A

Effect of Postharvest losses on rice farmers' income in Subsaharan Africa: a case of Niger state Nigeria Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology 2 (3): 27-34 FAO (2011) Global food losses and food waste-Extent causes and prevention

[PDF] POST HARVEST LOSS IN RICE PRODUCTION: EVIDENCE

Rice is a major food crop in Nigeria but the supply of the crop is constrained by several factors such as Post harvest loss (PHL) PHL constitutes a threat to food and nutrition security as it leads to reduction in both quality and quantity of food production This study was conducted to increase our understanding of the menace with a view to proffering lasting solutions

Increasing farmers' income through post

In order to improve farmers' income there is a need to learn and adopt post-harvest technologies like mechanical threshers combine harvesters dryers and storage systems which can reduce losses by 5-10% While effective these technologies are not easily accessible to resource-poor farmers

ASSESSMENT OF POST

Nov 05 2016The study reveals that the major causes of post-harvest losses of yam is basically poor storage (17 7-54 7% CI) and to a lesser extent post-harvest handling of yam (10 2-24% CI) Analysis of variance shows that there is relationship between the yams sold stored processed and consumed

Rice postharvest management marketing

Rice is one of the most essential food and cash crop in Tanzania It is cultivated mostly by smallholder farmers for use and as a cash crop for sale at local and regional markets Post-harvest losses claim more than 30% of grains each harvesting season This can cost a smallholder family up to 40% of income from rice

Climate change and agriculture

Climate change is already affecting agriculture with effects unevenly distributed across the world Future climate change will likely negatively affect crop production in low latitude countries while effects in northern latitudes may be positive or negative Animal agriculture although lesser than vehicles is also responsible for CO 2 greenhouse gas production and a percentage of the world

Post

mated post-harvest loss of 24 9 per cent resulting in a substantial loss of revenue for farmers A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was used to evaluate the environmental impacts along the value chain of rice in Nigeria The LCA is a standardised scientific method for the systematic analysis of environ-mental impacts It covers all the processing steps

Postharvest Loss in Rice: Causes Stages Estimates and

at every step from harvesting operations to consumption Post harvest or post production losses of rice occur both on farm and off farm levels The reduction in the moisture content of rice grain and the removal of inedible portions such as husk and bran in the process of milling are not considered as post harvest losses as cited by Guisse [5]

Rising Rice Consumption in Nigeria: Farming and the Value

Additional produce aggregation centers or storage facilities have been either constructed or rehabilitated which has reduced post-harvest losses by 70 percent Since VCDP's inception farmers produced and marketed over 450 000 metric tons of rice — a

Study on Impact of annual Post Harvest Losses of Grain and

Table1: Annual impact of post harvest losses in Ganye S/N0 Activities percent losses 1 Post harvest losses on maize 10 2 Post harvest losses on cowpea 20 3 Post harvest losses on groundnut 30 4 Sold grain due to storage problem 20 5 Grain losses and waste 15-20

Reducing Post

post-harvest crop loss—with its attendant economic health and environmental conse-quences—in Sub-Saharan Africa Many promising technologies and solutions for reducing post-harvest loss exist yet farmers do not always use them In early 2016 a Rockefeller Foundation grant

Reducing Post

post-harvest crop loss—with its attendant economic health and environmental conse-quences—in Sub-Saharan Africa Many promising technologies and solutions for reducing post-harvest loss exist yet farmers do not always use them In early 2016 a Rockefeller Foundation grant

Study on Impact of Post

Annual Impact of Post Harvest Losses in Ganye S/N0 Activities percent losses 1 Post harvest losses on maize 10 2 Post harvest losses on cowpea 20 3 Post harvest losses on groundnut 30 4 Sold grain due to storage problem 20 5 Grain losses and waste 15-20 Major post harvest losses largely arose from

RICE Full Proposal

Rice is a staple food for some 4 billion people worldwide and it provides 27% of the calories in low- and middle-income countries Based on expected population growth income growth and rice acreage decline global demand for rice will continue to increase from 479 million tons milled rice in

ASSESSMENT OF FARMER LEVEL POSTHARVEST LOSSES

factors that contribute to the massive farmer level postharvest losses in the tomato postharvest value chain taking into consideration the pre-harvest harvest and immediate postharvest handling practices and how it affects the income of tomato farmers in Ghana 2 METHODOLOGY The Forest Transition and Guinea Savannah

[PDF] POST HARVEST LOSS IN RICE PRODUCTION: EVIDENCE

Rice is a major food crop in Nigeria but the supply of the crop is constrained by several factors such as Post harvest loss (PHL) PHL constitutes a threat to food and nutrition security as it leads to reduction in both quality and quantity of food production This study was conducted to increase our understanding of the menace with a view to proffering lasting solutions

Post

Nov 01 20141 Post-harvest loss in perspective FAO (2011) estimates global food loss and waste at 32 percent Such saving opportunities suggest an urgent need for greater attention to post-harvest loss (PHL) in addressing the world׳s food challenge (World Bank 2011a World Bank 2011b) They also beg the question why such significant losses have persisted in the face of continuous undernourishment

REDUCING POST HARVEST LOSSES IN THE PHILIPPINES

POST PRODUCTION LOSSES The Present Situation Up to 16 47 % in Rice 7 8% in corn and 11 6% in onions are lost after harvest (PhilMech 2014) An estimated 25-30% of total fish production in the Philippines is lost from the distribution chain due to improper post harvest handling practices (Yap E 2006) Problems in Vegetables