Application Deadline: February 17, 2017.
Agriculturists, scholastics, business visionaries, and policymakers will assemble at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, from March 28 to 31, 2017, for a meeting on Reducing Postharvest Food Losses: Sustainable Solutions for Africa. Coordinators of the occasion expect more than 300 individuals to assemble keeping in mind the desire to distinguish reasonable answers for lessen sustenance misfortunes and waste in Africa. The gathering is the first of its kind on the landmass and will give a superb stage to all partners in the nourishment inventory network. Participants will have the capacity to learn, share data, assemble associations, and enhance with others worried about sustenance squander.
Built up by the World Food Preservation Center, LLC, in conjunction with the University of Nairobi, a consortium of different colleges, and the Kenyan Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation, the meeting will highlight recognized keynote speakers with inconceivable commonsense learning and experience regarding the matter of sustenance waste.
Coordinators likewise declared the All-Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovations Challenge, 2017, which looks to grandstand rising arrangements with practical scale-up potential and reinforce ties amongst business visionaries and financial specialists. It is interested in people and associations from or working in Africa and fills in as a chance to use innovation to decrease postharvest squander. The passages ought to either be in trying or at market-prepared phases of advancement.
The main 10 trend-setters will contribute their answers Kenya and get US$35,000. Introductions will occur amid a session of all partners at the three-day meeting.
In the wake of hearing the main 10 passages amid the three days of indoor sessions, participants will encounter the substances of the sustenance squander situation in Kenya.
Gathering participants will go to ranches, markets, pressing houses, handling plants, and bundling offices to collaborate with and watch different partners in the nourishment inventory network.
At the meeting, current advancements, procedures, and strategies will be exhibited that have diminished postharvest misfortunes all through Africa. Coordinators suspect that positive strides will be taken to lessen sustenance squander amid the meeting. Some of their achievable objectives incorporate creating a far reaching activity get ready for Africa, actualizing new advances, distinguishing important approach intercessions, enhancing farming abilities holes, and giving a stage to systems administration to happen. Generally speaking, this get-together will bring issues to light about African nourishment misfortunes and waste.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the All-Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovations Challenge