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Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Rockefeller Foundation Food Waste and Spoilage initiative Resource Assessment_GKI

Global Knowledge Initiative researched and prepared resource assessment report: Sara E. Farley (Chief Operating Officer and Principal investigator), Amanda L. Rose (Senior Program Officer and Project Manager), and Kathryn J. Bowman (Junior Program Officer and Lead Researcher).

  • Postharvest Losses
May 2014

Unpacking Postharvest Losses in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Meta-Analysis

Hippolyte Affognon, Christopher Mutungi, Pascal Sanginga, and Christian Borgemeister

  • Postharvest Losses
2015

Reducing Food Loss and Waste

Brian Lipinski, Craig Hanson, James Lomax, Lisa Kitinoja, Richard Waite, and Tim Searchinger

  • Postharvest Losses
June 2013

Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops - An Overview from Farm to Fork

Adel A. Kader

  • Postharvest Horticulture
  • Postharvest Losses
May 2013

Innovative Small-scale Postharvest Technologies for Reducing Losses in Horticultural Crops

Lisa Kitinoja

  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
2013

Summary Report: Food Wastage Footprint, Impacts on Natural Resources

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • Postharvest Losses
2013

Toolkit: Reducing the Food Wastage Footprint

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • Postharvest Losses
2013

Role of Agro-industry in Reducing Food Losses in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Prepared by: Dr. Adel A. Kader, Dr. Lisa Kitinoja, Dr. Awad M. Hussein, Dr. Omar Abdin, Dr. Amer Jabarin, Dr. Ahmed E. Sidahmed

  • Postharvest Losses
February 2012

Total and Per Capita Value of Food Loss in the United States

Jean C. Buzby, Jeffrey Hyman

  • Postharvest Losses
2012

Appropriate Postharvest Technologies for Small Scale Horticultural Farmers and Marketers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia - Part 2. Field Trial Results and Identification of Research Needs for Selected Crops

S. Saran, S.K. Roy, L. Kitinoja

  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
2012

Identification of Appropriate Postharvest Technologies for Small Scale Horticultural Farmers and Marketers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia - Part 1. Postharvest Losses and Quality Assessments

L. Kitinoja, H.Y. AlHassan

  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
2012

Postharvest Technology for Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities in Research, Outreach and Advocacy

Lisa Kitinoja, Sunil Saran, Susanta K. Roy, and Adel A. Kader

  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
January 2011

Global Food Losses and Food Waste: Extent, Causes and Prevention

Jenny Gustavsson, Christel Cederberg, Ulf Sonesson, Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (SIK).  Study conducted for the International Congress "Save Food" at Interpack2011.

  • Postharvest Losses
2011

The Value of Retail- and Consumer-Level Fruit and Vegetable Losses in the United States

Jean C. Buzby, Jeffrey Hyman, Hayden Stewart, Hodan F. Wells

  • Postharvest Losses
2011

Identification of Appropriate Postharvest Technologies for Improving Market Access and Incomes for Small Horticultural Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Lisa Kitinoja

  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
March 2010

Identification of Appropriate Postharvest Technologies for Improving Market Access and Incomes for Small Horticultural Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia (PPT*)

Lisa Kitinoja, and Marita Cantwell

  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
2010

Handling of Horticultural Perishables in Developing vs. Developed Countries

A.A. Kader

  • Postharvest Horticulture
  • Postharvest Losses
2010

Postharvest Losses and Waste in Developed and Less Developed Countries: Opportunities to Improve Resource Use

R.J. Hodges, J.C. Buzy, B. Bennett

  • Postharvest Losses
2010

Increasing Food Availability by Reducing Postharvest Losses of Fresh Produce

A. A. Kader

  • Postharvest Losses
2005

Postharvest Handling and Transportation Training of Trainers Workshop Report

Dr. Adel Kader, Dr. Lisa Kitinoja, Mr. Brian McGregor, Mrs. Heidi Reichert

  • Harvesting
  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
September 2002

An FAO/GFAR Regional Workshop on Innovation and Post-Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

Marisela Benavides, Hernando Riveros

  • Postharvest Losses
March 2002

Summary Report of the Regional Workshop for the West Asia North Africa (WANA) Region

Dr. Elhadi M. Yahia

  • Postharvest Losses
March 2002

Summary Report Regional Workshop on Post-Harvest in Central Asia and the Caucasus

National Academic Centre of Agrarian Research

  • Postharvest Losses
February 2002

Summary Report of the Regional Workshop for Africa

Dr. Shaun Ferris, and Dr. Chris Wheatley

  • Postharvest Losses
September 2001

FAO/GFAR Asia Pacific Regional Consultation on Post-Harvest Summary Report

Dr. Nerlita M. Manalili, Dr. Christopher Wheatley

  • Postharvest Losses
2001

Post-Harvest Physiology and Crop Preservation

Adel A. Kader

  • Postharvest Losses
1983

Losses of Flowers Postharvest - A Commercial Point of View

J.E. Johnston, and M.S. Reid

  • Ornamental Crops
  • Postharvest Losses
1981

The Value of Shading Perishable Produce after Harvest

June E. Rickard, and D.G. Coursey

  • Harvesting
  • Postharvest Losses
  • Small-scale Postharvest Technology
August 1979

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