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Post-harvest losses: Global scale, solutions, and relevance to Ghana

This report collates and contextualizes available evidence on post-harvest losses (PHL) in horticultural crops in Kenya. We begin by outlining the extent of PHL in horticultural crops and its repercussions in the context of food security and poverty…

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Tackling post harvest loss in Ghana: Cost-effectiveness of technologies

Postharvest Loss (PHL) refers to measurable quality and quantity loss of food in the postharvest system. The postharvest system consists of inter-connected stages, from the act of harvest, to crop processing, storage, marketing and transportation, to…

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Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle-income countries

Time is a vital input into nutritional outcomes, as it is necessary for the production, procurement and preparation of food, child feeding and childcare. Thus, agricultural interventions may fail to improve nutritional outcomes if they do not take…

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Farmers’ grain storage and losses in Ethiopia: Measures and associates

Storage losses at the farm are often assumed to be an important contributor to presumed large postharvest losses in developing countries. However, reliable and representative data on these losses are often lacking. We study farmers’ storage decisions…

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Comparing modeling approaches for assessing priorities in international agricultural research

This article examines how the estimated impacts of crop technologies vary with alternate methods and assumptions, and also discusses the implications of these differences for the design of studies to inform research prioritization. Drawing on…

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