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21 export-oriented agricultural zones to curb post-harvest veggie and fruit losses (The Island)

May 8, 2017

Sri Lanka's The Island wrote an article on post harvest loss of fruits and vegetables, and more broadly, about the International Food Policy Research Institute's cosponsored event, "Emerging Food Safety and Quality Risks in South Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Sri Lanka," which featured Minister of Primary Industries Daya Gamage and Director South Asia P.K. Joshi. The article referenced Dr. Joshi's statements on food safety in Sri Lanka and how urbanization is driving huge changes in how small farmers connect with markets to sell their goods.