Key resources on post-harvest management

Workshop on making metal silos for grain storage, Kenya (Photo: A. Wamalwa/CIMMYT)  

Food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems
High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE), June 2014
Report analysing food losses and waste in a systemic, a sustainability and a food security and nutrition perspective

Reducing Food Losses - Factsheet
SDC - GPFS, April 2015
Short overview of the main facts, current discussions and SDC's activities regarding food losses

Technical manual for the construction and use of family-sized metal silos to store cereals and grain legumes
Danilo Mejía-Lorío / Matthew Howell / Adolfo Arancibia, FAO, November 2015
Detailed manual for the construction and use of metal silos for grain storage

Training Manual for Improving Grain Postharvest Handling and Storage
Rick Hodges / Tanya Stathers, WFP/NRI, July 2012    
Manual for post-harvest handling and storage trainers with detailed reference material and technical guidance, presentations and posters for field usage

Food Losses
Rural 21, Vol. 47 Nr. 1/2013    
Collection of articles on the dimensions and causes of food losses and how future approaches can be designed

5 Year Ex-Post Impact Study: POSTCOSECHA Programme Central America
SDC, March 2011
Impact assessment study documenting the achievements of SDC's POSTCOSECHA program in Central America and giving insights for the transfer to Africa


Further resources:

Documents and videos
focusing on post-harvest management of grains, many published in the context of SDC's POSTCOSECHA programme


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Further resources

Documents and videos
focusing on post-harvest management of grains, many published in the context of SDC's POSTCOSECHA programme