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Haryana: 2.5 lakh wheat sacks left in the open to rot

This video news broadcast covers problems that occur when wheat is stored in the open in India, specifically during the wet monsoon months. In addition to financial losses, improper storage also give rise to other problems such as rising hunger, corruption, and environmental damage. http://ibnlive.in.com/news/haryana-25-lakh-wheat-sacks-left-in-the-open-to-rot/406417-3-240.html

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Improper Storage Facilities Causing Huge Losses

Storage facilities in Pakistan are far below sector requirements, causing billions of dollars in losses each year. Cases of inclement weather aggravate the problem, as demonstrated in 2011 when flooding caused the loss of grain worth $3.27 billion dollars. http://www.brecorder.com/business-a-economy/189/1207326/

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Wheat Storage Continues to Be A Problem in Punjab, Haryana

Pre-monsoon rains in Punjab and Haryana, major grain-producing states of India, put more pressure on the need for proper storage. 991,000 tonnes and 336,000 tonnes of grain in Punjab and Haryana respectively are in CAP storage, an open air method with insufficient provisions for inclement weather. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFJOC-6mzA8&feature=youtu.be

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Lack of Proper Storage System Causing Inflation in KP: Survey

A survey reviewing the region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has found that lack of proper storage facilities is directly related to food price increases, particularly for that of wheat. “The current post-harvest wastage of wheat can be minimised through improved harvesting practices, solicited and farmer-friendly procurement processes, including timely provision of jute bags and outreach and transparent […]

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