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Reducing post-harvest food losses in sub-Saharan Africa
To strengthen the cold chain for fruit and vegetables in sub-Saharan Africa, sustainable measures and the use of precooling are recommended in a review article.
According to FAO and IIR estimates, more than 38% of food losses occur at production, postharvest handling and processing levels in the sub-Saharan African region. Improving the cold chain could save over 475 million tons of food that could theoretically feed 950 mill...