CALENDAR OF UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS
Closing E-learning Workshops: PEF 2016 Global program
22-24 March 2017, Kigali, Rwanda
ABA Hort Innovation Lab Rwanda Postharvest Innovations Project
Postharvest Technology Workshop. 20-21 March 2017, Kigali, Rwanda
Kader Awards in Postharvest Training - winnerswere announced on 10 Dec 2016
UPCOMING MEETINGS sponsored by PEF
Africa-wide Postharvest Food Loss Reduction Conference and
28-31st March 2017, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Theme: Reducing Food Losses and Waste: Sustainable Solutions
Call for Abstracts and Abstract Submission Guidelines
The abstracts can be submitted to the conference E-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com
The abstract should be written in English language in MS Word
or rich text format and have a maximum of 300 words.
Deadline: 31 December 2016
The Africa-wide Postharvest Food Loss Prevention Conference
is the first of its kind to be held in Africa. The conference will provide an
excellent platform for researchers, academics, farmers, industry, development
agencies, civil society and policy makers to learn, share information, build networks
and partnerships with the overall objective of identifying effective
interventions to reduce FLW in the continent.
PEF is one of the sponsors of the event. The specific objectives of the conference are as follows:
raise awareness on food losses and waste through data and information sharing.
document the impact of postharvest food loss and waste on food and nutrition in
identify and disseminate effective and appropriate technologies and practices
for FLW reduction in the African context.
identify postharvest “Skill Gaps” and “Technology Gaps” in Africa’s higher
education and extension systems
identify effective multi-stakeholder strategies and policy interventions for
provide a platform for participants to build networks and partnerships for
resource mobilization and other activities geared towards FLW reduction
generate a comprehensive action plan for the reduction of food loss and waste
for the African continent.
For more information and registration, email
firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
Other upcoming meetings and conferences
2nd ADMI Postharvest Loss Prevention Congress
To be announced – please check back.
4th International Conference on Postharvest and Quality Management of Horticultural Products
of Interest for Tropical Regions (ISHS PQMHP 2017) 6 - 8 April 2017 at Amaya Hills, Kandy, Sri Lanka.