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"Lost harvest and wasted food" - New course offered by Wageningen University will examine ways to minimise post-harvest losses, reduce food waste and explore alternatives

Wageningen, The Netherlands
October 24, 2018

Lost harvest and wasted food

Globally, 30-40% of the food produced is lost and never consumed. In this course, we examine ways to minimise post-harvest losses, reduce food waste and explore alternatives. This will ultimately contribute to food security.

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • understand the link between primary production, post-harvest management, the supply chain and food security;
  • be familiar with alternative uses of food waste;
  • have insight into the public and private responsibilities in the supply chain for post-harvest handling and food waste management;
  • be able to design solutions for minimising the amount of ‘missing food’, from smallholders to multinational retailers.

Course date: 23 September – 04 October 2019
Fellowship deadline: 19 March 2019
Deadline other funding: 12 August 2019

For this course fellowships are available.

For more information and online registration please visit our website: https://www.wur.nl/en/Research-Results/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/show/WCDI_lost_harvest_2019.htm

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Published: October 24, 2018

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