1st All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition

The 1st All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition saw the participation of over 600 delegates and 54 exhibitors from 40 countries. The event, whose theme was “Reducing Food Losses and Waste: Sustainable Solutions for Africa”, discussed challenges and opportunities in the postharvest management sector in Africa and developed concrete plans for post-harvest food loss and waste reduction in. It provided delegates with an opportunity to share information about new approaches and research in the sector, learn about emerging technologies, and build strategic partnerships with the overall objective of identifying effective interventions to reduce food loss waste on the continent.


Roberta Lauretti-Bernhard

Senior Technical Specialist , Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)