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Rs. 300 Crore for Vegetable Clusters Near Cities

Pakistani Govenrment investing in growing crops close to cities in order to shorten transportation time and avoid potential postharvest loses. http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=74463

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Packaging: Key to More Food and Economic Development

This magazine article illustrates the need to focus on packaging and postharvest technologies as joint efforts in the fight against food losses. http://www.makingitmagazine.net/?p=3685  

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DA Turns Over Php5.2M Aggie Projects to LGU Libona, Bukidnon

Philippines – LIBONA, Bukdinon, July 18 (PIA) – In effort to improve the agricultural sector in the Philippines, about Php 5.2million worth of agricultural projects were turned-over by the Department of Agriculture (DA) to the local government unit (LGU). Of particular interest ares a village-scale corn cob dryer program to protect against PHL during the rainy season and […]

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Post-Harvest Management for Food Security tops FAO-Agriculture Dept meeting

A workshop was organized by the UN FAO in partnership with the Dept of Agriculture in The Gambia to discuss PHL. Particular focus was on grain cereals, pulses and oilseeds, “as these sectors constitute the predominant staples in many African communities in Africa.” The FAO and the Dept of Agriculture’s relationship has also recently led to the […]

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We Are Suffering ‘Double Double’ Under Mills, Ghanaians Tell Nana

Citizens and farmers complain to the 2012 New Patriot Part (NPP) candidate for President about the state of rural roads, blaming it for large postharvest losses and advocating for changes in the government approach.

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Mekong Delta’s Postharvest Rice Losses Hit $635m

The post-harvest loss of rice in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta remains high, at 13.7 per cent, or US$635 million for the year, according to the deputy director of the Institute of Agriculture Engineering and Post Harvest Technology. Speaking at a conference in Can Tho City on Thursday on preserving rice after harvesting in the Delta, […]

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