PEF E-learning graduates are publishing on practical postharvest practices and technologies!

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Mildred Osei-Kwarteng (Ghana)
Osei-Kwarteng, M., Gweyi-Onyango, J. P., & Mahunu, G. K. (2017). Commodity Systems Assessment Methodology of Postharvest Losses in Vegetable Amaranths: The Case of Tamale, Ghana. International Journal of Agronomy, 2017. (
Kukom Edoh Ognakossan [Antonio is from Togo and is working on his MS at ICIPE (International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology), Nairobi, Kenya].
Eric Verploegen; Peter Rinker; Kukom Edoh Ognakossan. 2018. Evaporative Cooling Best Practices Guide – producing and using evaporative cooling chambers and clay pot coolers (MIT D-Lab; Movement e.V. and World Vegetable Center).
Other publications - access via ResearchGate :
Emmanuel Ayua and Naman Nyabinda: 
Ayua E, Mugalavai V, Simon J, Weller S, Obura P, and Nyabinda N. 2017. Comparison of a mixed modes solar dryer to a direct mode solar dryer for African indigenous vegetable and chili processing. J Food Process Preserv. doi:10.1111/jfpp.13216.
Borarin Buntong (Cambodia):
Acedo AL Jr, Rahman MA, Buntong B, Gautam DM. 2016. Establishing and managing smallholder vegetable packhouses to link farms and markets. Publication No. 16-801. AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, Taiwan. 46 p.
Gerefa Sefu (Ethiopia):
Sefu, G., Neela Satheesh, Gezehagn Berecha. 2015. Antifungal activity of ginger and cinnamon leaf essential oils on mango anthracnose. Carpathian Journal 7(2) 2015.
Jane Ambuko (Kenya):
Peninah Yumbya, Jane Ambuko, Solomon Shibairo, Willis Owino. 2014. Effect of Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) on the Shelf Life and Postharvest Quality of Purple Passion Fruit (Passiflora Edulis Sims). Journal of Post-Harvest Technology. Vol 2, No 1 (2014).
Munir Dandago (Nigeria):
Dandago, M. 2016. Postharvest Handling and Storage of Root and Tubers (Chapter) in: Postharvest Management of Horticultural Crops: Practices for Quality Management. Apple Academic Press, Editors: Mohammed Wasim and Ali Asgar, pp.69-90.
Plus 17 publications - access via ResearchGate
Adams Abdul-Rahaman (Ghana):
Abdul-Rahaman, A. 2015. Zero Energy Cooling Technology for Storage of Cavendish Banana Fruits. Journal of Post-Harvest Technology. Vol 3, No 3 (2015)
Francis Appiah (Ghana):
Kwame Seyram Anthony Zu, C. A. Wongnaa, F. Appiah. 2014. Vegetable handling, distribution and wholesale profitability in “Abinchi” night market, Kumasi-Ghana. Journal of Post-Harvest Technology. Vol 2, No 1 (2014)
Plus 28 more publications – access via ResearchGate
Eliaza Mkuna (Tanzania):
Mkuna, E. and A. E. Temu. 2016. Comparative Analysis of Trading Between East Africa Community Member States and Local Markets by Tanzanian Small and Medium Agro Enterprises. International Journal of Scientific Research 6(2):326-2250.
Xanfon Bitala and Janne Remmy (Tanzania):
Kitinoja, L. Xanfon Bitala and Janne Remmy. 2013. Feasibility Assessment in three Identified Districts to Ascertain the Viability of Farmers Service Centres. TAHA (Tanzania)
Vijay Yadav Tokala (India):
T.V. Yadav. 2015. Effect of heat processing on β-carotene and ascorbic acid content of carrot-fruit juice blended nectar. The Bioscan, 10(2): 699-703.
T.V. Yadav et al. 2015. Influence on levels of β-carotene, ascorbic acid and other physiological chemical qualities from acidification of carrot juice by blending. The Ecoscan, 9(1&2): 83-86.
T.V. Yadav, M.R. Choudhary, O.P. Garhwal, P. Mahala and P. Ujjainiya. 2014. Influence of heat processing on Nutritional, Physiochemical and Microbial Quality of Carrot-fruit Juice Blends. Annals of Biology, 30(4):711-720.
Vijay Yadav Tokala. 2014. Juice Blending – A promising way to improve nutritive quality and storage life of fruits’ and vegetables’ juices. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multi-Disciplinary, 19 (1): 176-182.
Vijay Yadav Tokala. 2014. Assessment of cultivation practices of Banana using Commodity System Assessment Methodology (CSAM) in Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Current Research, 6 (3): 5883-5887.
Vijay Yadav Tokala. 2014. Identification of potential issues of Indian gooseberry (Aonla) cultivation in Jaipur, Rajasthan using Commodity System Assessment Methodology. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, 20(1): 223-234.
Nilanthi Anuruddika Wijewardane (Sri Lanka):
Wijewardane, N. A. 2014. Effect of pre cooling combined with exogenous oxalic acid application on storage quality of mango (Mangifera indica). Journal of Post-Harvest Technology. Vol 2, No 1 (2014).
Armachius James (Tanzania):
Armachius James and Athanasia Matemu. 2016. Solar-drying of vegetables for micronutrients retention and product diversification. American Journal of Research Communication, 4(8): 1-13.
James, A., & Zikankuba, V. L. (2017). Postharvest management of fruits and vegetable: a potential for reducing poverty, hidden hunger and malnutrition in Sub-Sahara Africa. Cogent Food & Agriculture. ( 
James, A., & Zikankuba, V. L. (2018). Mycotoxins contamination in maize alarms food safety in sub-Sahara Africa. Food Control. 90:372-381. (