Entries by Postharvest Network Back Office

Boosting agro-food transitions in Vietnam

On March 15 more than 100 people – mainly from fruit & vegetable and logistic companies – attended the seminar ‘ Opportunities of Circular Agro-Food Value Chains: Boosting the transition! ‘ in Ho Chih Min City. They discussed on how Vietnam can boost circular agro-food value chains and reduce losses and waste. The seminar was […]

Seminar: Opportunities of Circular Agro-Food Value Chains: Boosting the transition!

Within the framework of the 2nd International Exhibition & Conference for Horticultural and Floricultural Production and Processing Technology in Vietnam organized in Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in close cooperation with the PostHarvest Network, Nova Exhibitions BV and Vietnam Fruits and Vegetable Association, take the initiative […]

Postharvest presentation to Thai delegation

Heike Axmann (coordinator of the Postharvest Network) and Eelke Westra (senior scientist Postharvest at Wageningen University & Research) gave a presentation last month on Postharvest Losses and Food Waste to a Thai delegation from the Deputy Director General. Thailand is geographically well positioned to export products into the Asian market. However, supplying the international instead of […]

Postharvest workshop during FAB Forum

What economic opportunities do postharvest losses present? And what can the Postharvest Network (PHN) do to help your organization to capitalize these opportunities? This is what has been discussed during a presentation the PHN held, together with BoP Inc, during the NABC Francophone African Business (FAB) Forum on June 19th. During the presentation, we provided […]

Join the Food Connection Challenge!

Are you an SME in Nigeria or Benin, active in the agri & food sector and struggling with issues related to storing, processing, cleaning, grading, handling or transporting of (processed) agricultural products? Join the Food Connection Challenge! In 2018, the Food Connection Challenge calls upon SMEs in Nigeria and Benin to submit their innovative ideas […]

April 13th: AgriProFocus Network Day

The PostHarvestNetwork will host a workshop during the AgriProFocus Network Day on April 13th. During the session we want to inspire the public that business solutions are possible and worth exploring in order to reduce post harvest losses in a viable and sustainable way. We offer case-owners the opportunity to share their project, expertise and […]

21 & 22 March 2018 – Global Food Security Symposium

By 2050, Africa’s population will double, with 1 billion projected to be under 18 years old, and many others regions are experiencing similar trends. How can we harness the potential of this promising demographic to secure economic growth and stability? Global leaders, innovators, disruptors, and trailblazers are shaping the future of food and agriculture. Attend […]

19 March 2018 – Free online course postharvest losses

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers a free online course on postharvest losses and prevention measures. This course provides an overview of the issue of postharvest loss of grains by exploring essential physical, technical, and social dimensions of postharvest supply chains and loss prevention methods globally. The course starts on 19 March 2018, register here: […]