Centre to Reduce Post Harvest Losses

The International Wheat and Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) spoke to farmers in Malawi on the importance of effective grain storage in acheiving a “sustainable livelihood.” CIMMYT highlighted the large amount of postharvest loss that occurs on the African continent due to poor grain storage, in Malawi specifically because of rodents and weevils. The Malawi Ministry of Agriculture supported CIMMYT efforts in emphasizing the use of metallic silos and improved storage methods.


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