Postharvest Extension and Capacity Building for the Developing World /

It is estimated that around 1.3 billion tons per year of food produced for human consumption, which is about one-third of all food produced, is either lost or wasted globally. Reduction of the postharvest losses is being considered as one of the sustainable ways to ensure world food security. Postha...

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Corporate Author: Taylor and Francis.
Other Authors: Mohammed, Majeed , (Editor), Tokala, Vijay Yadav, (Editor)
Format: Taylor Francis eBooks
Published: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2018.
Edition:First edition.
Series:World Food Preservation Center Book Series.
Online Access:Click here to view
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Contents
  • 1 Current status of food loss assessment measurements and methodologies
  • Lisa Kitinoja
  • 2 Capacity building in postharvest loss assessment, postharvest training and innovations for reducing losses: Challenges and opportunities in the Caribbean
  • Majeed Mohammed and Lisa Kitinoja
  • 3 Commodity Systems Assessment Methodology (CSAM): History and current status
  • Karol Alpizar Ugalde
  • 4 Postharvest education, training and capacity building (2010-2017): A critical review
  • Lisa Kitinoja and Vijay Yadav Tokala
  • 5 Enhancing postharvest capacity in national extension systems and advisory services
  • Lisa Kitinoja and Jorge M. Fonseca
  • 6 The World Food Preservation Center LLC
  • Charles L. Wilson
  • 7 Reducing postharvest loss and waste in fruits and vegetables: Amitys Initiatives
  • Sunil Saran and Neeru Dubey
  • 8 Training women on reducing postharvest losses of fresh fruits and vegetables in Egypt
  • Saneya Mohamed Ali El Neshawy
  • 9 Investing in postharvest and food processing training, equipment and value addition for reducing food losses in Tanzania
  • Bertha Mjawa
  • 10 Global Postharvest E-learning Programs via The Postharvest Education Foundation
  • Deirdre Holcroft and Devon Zagory
  • 11 Creation of postharvest and food processing videos for extension of postharvest technologies
  • Diane M. Barrett
  • 12 Scientific Animation Without Borders: Addressing Educational Gaps in Postharvest Loss
  • Julia Bello-Bravo, Anne Namatsi Lutomia, and Barry R. Pittendrigh
  • 13 Development, Demonstration and Utility of Stored Grain Saving Technologies: A case study in India
  • S. Mohan
  • 14 ADMI Village: The research in action
  • Alex Winter-Nelson, Mindy Spencer, Sarah Schwartz and Ashley Nagele
  • 15 Lessons Learned from a Postharvest Training and Services Center in Arusha, Tanzania.
  • Ngoni Nenguwo, Roseline Marealle, and Radegunda Kessy
  • 16 Farmer Advisory Services in Tajikistan (FAST): Agriculture Extension Program to Prevent Postharvest Losses and Improve Nutrition
  • Lola Gaparova and Andrea B. Bohn
  • 17 Punjab Horticultural Postharvest Technology Centre: Building and strengthening linkages between postharvest professionals and emerging horticulture sector in India
  • B.V.C. Mahajan
  • 18 Monitoring and Evaluation practices for improving postharvest extension projects
  • Lisa Kitinoja and Devon Zagory
  • 19 Summary and Conclusions
  • Majeed Mohammed and Vijay T. Yadav.