Entries by Postharvest Network Back Office

15 Oct 2015 – Fight Food Waste, Feed the Planet!

In the context of Expo Milano 2015, the European Commission organizes the international conference “Fight Food Waste, Feed the Planet”. The event aims to contribute to the setting of EU and global directions for food waste prevention, focusing in particular on the importance of effective inter-sector co-operation from farm to fork. The conference will gather […]

4-7 Oct 2015 – International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention

This congress will assess the challenges associated with postharvest loss within the framework of metrics and measurements. The focus is to enable the development of better tools and interventions to prevent postharvest loss for smallholders in developing countries. The event will provide networking opportunities for professionals from academic, governments, non-governmental organizations, foundations, and private entities. […]

Calls for Proposal

Recently three interesting calls for proposals have been announced: by the World Bank, TradeMark East Africa and TopSector Agri&Food. World Bank: MultiDonor Trust Fund for Sustainable Logistics The MultiDonor Trust Fund for Sustainable Logistics (MDTF-SL) is launching a call for proposals to fund studies in three sustainable logistics thematic areas:         Green supply chains,         […]

Launch of Postharvest Network

On December 4, 2014 the Postharvest Network  was launched during a kick-off event in the Hof van Wageningen. The Postharvest Network aims to reduce food losses by implementing practical and proven solutions in the food supply chain of fresh products. It is a network of Dutch specialized companies, knowledge institutes like Wageningen University and the […]