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Extension specialists and trainers: still the weakest links in our efforts to reduce postharvest losses

By Dr. Lisa Kitinoja, founder of The Postharvest Education Foundation This post is part of the ADM Institute’s #PreventPHL blog campaign, following up on the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention. To read more posts in the series, click here. It was a pleasure to participate in the First International Congress for Postharvest Loss […]

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PHL Scholars Chelsea Peterson (center) and Anna Kanfer (right) with Congress presenter Mammie Hutchful, Ghana.

PHL Scholar Report: A Glance into Global Collaboration

By Anna Kanfer, PHL Scholar and University of Illinois sophomore, majoring in agriculture and consumer economics, emphasis in public policy and law Seven University of Illinois students were sponsored to attend the First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention in Rome, Italy. They have written about their experiences for the #Prevent PHL blog campaign.  Upon […]

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The first International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention Rome october 2015. DAY 2 © Francesco Vignali Photography

Understanding postharvest loss – calling on community of experts to share what you know: Prevent PHL Blog campaign

What has remained a top recommendation for how to prevent postharvest losses around the world?      A better understanding of the issues. In October 2015, a new community was formed of people who have that understanding. Over 260 scientists, policymakers, industry leaders, practitioners, donors, educators, and students came to the table for the first […]

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