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Reduction of Post Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains.

Content: Reduction of post-harvest losses, value creation through processing.

Coordinator and Institution: Prof. Dr. Oliver Hensel, University of Kassel, Department of Agricultural Engineering

Research regions: Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya

German partners: University of Kassel; German Institute of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture; Constance University of Applied Sciences; Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

African partners:

Kenya : University of Nairobi; Egerton University; NMK Kenya Resource Center for Indigenous Knowledge.

Uganda : ICIPE; Mbarara University; Makerere University; PIBID 

Ethiopia : Ambo University; Jimma University 

Associated partners : African Post Harvest Losses Information System; National Agricultural Research Organisation Uganda; SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)

The first annual workshop : "Reduction of Post-Harvest Losses and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains" (RELOAD) project workshop was held at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, from October 7 to October 10, 2013 [ more... ]

Responsible for the project : Michael Hesse

Funding : BMBF and ptj

RELOAD homepage