Extension of Appropriate Postharvest Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Postharvest Training and Services Center
University of California - Davis
World Food Logistics Organization, University of Georgia (US); AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center (Tanzania)
Lisa Kitinoja; Rob Shewfelt (US); Victor Afari-Sefa (Tanzania)
This unique pilot project combines a wide variety of training programs, adaptive research and demonstrations of postharvest services. It provides access to needed tools and supplies in order to reduce postharvest losses and improve market access and incomes for small women farmers affiliated with established cooperatives.