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Publications - Postharvest Losses

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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