Potential Socio-Economic Impact of Replacing Traditional Woven Baskets with Reusable Plastic Crates On Livelihoods Of Basket Makers In Southeast NigeriaIn Nigeria, packaging of fresh fruits and vegetables especially tomatoes is mostly done using traditional woven baskets from palm fronds. This study assessed the potential impact of replacing these woven baskets with plastic crates.
I-PLAN Recognized with Best Practice AwardThe Indonesia Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (I-PLAN), an innovative initiative founded by GAIN with support by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, was recognized today by winning the Best Practices Award in Sustaining Urban Food Systems from the Dubai International Award for Best Practices.
A food systems approach for better nutrition and planetary health
Online Webinar, GlobalHosted by the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), Food System Economics Commission (FSEC) and EAT this event will bring together different stakeholders involved in shaping food systems - producers, civil society, research organizations, private sector, and governments – for an open conversation that mobilizes action on nutrition and identifies solutions to today’s nutrition crisis.
GAIN Working Paper Series 16 - Business opportunities to reduce post-harvest loss of nutritious foodsReduction of post-harvest loss could have a major positive impact on increasing the affordability and accessibility of nutrient-dense fresh fruits and vegetables, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. While technologies to do so exist, their financial viability for the firms that would need to adopt them has not always been clear.
GAIN Working Paper Series 17 - Business models for reducing post-harvest loss of fresh vegetablesReducing post-harvest loss is one promising way to make nutritious foods more available, accessible, and affordable - all while improving the environmental sustainability of the food system. While viable technologies to reduce loss exist, they have limited uptake, particularly in low- and- middle income countries (LMICs).
Accelerating African agro industry growth, productivity and value chain development; Tackling food waste and security challenges
Online Webinar, GlobalSSCG Africa Agribusiness Summit 2021 will take place online on Thursday 28 January 2021. The theme is Accelerating African agro industry growth, productivity and value chain development; Tackling food waste and security challenges.