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2014
2015

Research at the global level has shown that halving losses and waste along the food value-chain would save food resources equivalent to 25% of current agricultural production. The level of PHLs in Sub­ Saharan Africa (SSA) is comparable...

2015

The Agriculture Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is characterized by poor post-harvest practices. Post-harvest losses (PHL) in SSA are the highest in the world (PHL) amounting to between 26% and 36%. This corresponds to 120-170kg/...

2015

Following the activities of the Global Program for Food Security (GPFS), the technical discussion workshop and the national dialogue on food standards/norms related to post-harvest management took place on 29-30 April 2015, at Kaya...

2017
2017
2018

In Sub-Saharan Africa, grains and legumes are considered important crops by farmers and rural households for personal and commercial use (Oluoch-Kosura, 2013). However, unacceptable levels of food loss continue to occur throughout the...

2018

Attainment of food, income and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa remains curtailed by the inability of food producers, consumers, their national governments and other food value chain players to prevent staple food losses after...

2018

This Policy Brief on Gender Roles, Relationships and Social Equity in Post-Harvest Management of Grains in Mozambique addresses the following issues: (i) A summary of the gender roles and relationships and social equity practices...

2018

Gender inequalities persist despite the increased recognition of women’s rights. The improvement of the economic and social well-being of African women can have positive outcomes that may benefit society as a whole (UNDP, 2016).In sub-...

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