Kenyans love their milk, but it was recently reported that milk sold at local markets contains toxic chemicals. How bad is it and how to stop the contamination?
Almost every article about food security starts with the statement that we will have to increase food production by at least 50% in order to be able to meet the future food demands of the planet’s booming population.
Substantial pre- and post-harvest losses occur as a result of inefficiencies of the agricultural value chain. Reducing losses caused by pest destruction, inefficient storage, and crop contamination would directly contribute to greater food security. One of the sessions at the Agri4D Conference was devoted to this particular issue.
Presented at the Agri4D 2013 conference at the session on Pre/Post-harvest Losses – Including Post-harvest Handling and Storage.