PEF PARTNERS

The Postharvest Education Foundation is involved in providing technical advice, mentoring and training activities for extension workers, change agents and small-scale farmers, traders and marketers, working with a variety of partners in support of the following projects:

Supporter of the World Food Preservation Center (WFPC)


Kenya: Sponsoring World Food Preservation Center (WFPC) in conducting
First Africa-wide Postharvest Food Loss Prevention Conference (Nairobi, Kenya) – 28th to 31st March, 2017.

2014 James Beard 1st Annual Good Food Org Guide: PEF is listed as one of the top organizations in Oregon, USA 

 

Ethiopia: Jimma University
Postharvest Management for Improved Livelihoods Project 

Nigeria: GAIN  @GAINalliance PLAN (Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition) Project http://www. 

Uganda: Boshoga Shining Light Association, Iganga
Postharvest training programs for Africa women and at-risk youth

Bhutan: Hazelnut Project
Technical advice on postharvest handling and solar drying for national project

India: Amity University, Noida
Postharvest training of trainers programs for South Asia

Tanzania/Zambia: Hort CRSP African Ingenious Vegetables Project
Postharvest assessments, training materials and demonstrations with Rutgers University and Purdue University partners.

Ghana: Tamale PolyTechnic
Postharvest horticulture/value chain development (extension manual)

East Africa/SSAfrica: Hort CRSP Postharvest Training and Services Center/AVRDC
Mentoring via LinkedIn.com for 44 trainees from Sub-Saharan Africa plus 100 additional young professionals from around the world http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Postharvest-Training-3770124

Postharvest training of trainers programs for Global Postharvest Extension

The Postharvest Education Foundation is involved in policy development, research studies and publication development on:

  • The use of the cold chain for promoting agricultural value chain development (UN FAO report 2011)
  • Promotion of Returnable Plastic Crates Systems for Developing Countries (White paper/case studies/desk study/ cost-benefit analyses)
  • Low-tech solar dryers (African field trials in Arusha, Tanzania)
  • Global food waste/food losses study (National Academy of Science)
  • World Resources Institute working paper on reducing global food losses; Global Protocol for measuring food loss and waste. http://www.wri.org/news/2016/06/release-first-ever-global-standard-measure-food-loss-and-waste-introduced-international 
  • Brookings Insitution “Innovative Approaches to Food Loss and Waste Issues,” Frontier Issues Brief for the Brookings Institution’s Ending Rural Hunger project. https://endingruralhunger.org/assets/files/downloads/Frontier_Issues_FLW.pdf

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