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:

 
PEF joined as the 'Friends of Champions 12.3', which include the organizations' working to achieve Target 12.3 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Champions 12.3 is a coalition of executives from governments, businesses, international organizations, research institutions, farmer groups, and civil society dedicated to inspiring ambition, mobilizing action, and accelerating progress toward achieving SDG Target 12.3 by 2030. 

 

 
 
 
Supporter of the World Food Preservation Center (WFPC)


Kenya: Sponsored 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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