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    Food loss analysis for tomato value chains in Egypt 2021
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    This report analyzes the value chain and presents a food loss assessment of tomato crop in Nubaria District and Sharqia Governorate, as part of the project “Food Loss and Waste Reduction and Value Chain Development for Food Security in Egypt and Tunisia” implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR) with funding from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation. It aims to deepen understanding of the tomatoes value chain and the particular problem of food loss, in order to promote sustainable, market-based solutions that respond to the needs of small-scale holders.
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    Tomato supply chain in Guyana
    Food loss analysis: causes and solutions
    2018
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    This factsheets illustrates the results of a project entitled Reduction of post-harvest losses along the food chain in the CARICOM subregion implemented by FAO in collaboration with CARICOM. The project identified tomato as one of three commodities for post-harvest loss analysis. The main objectives of the investigation included an in-depth analysis of post-harvest handling practices of tomato producers, retailers (roadside and mobile market vendors, municipal markets, supermarkets), wholesalers, exporters, processors for development of value-added products and consumers, to obtain a more complete understanding of the system-wide nature of quality deterioration and subsequent losses in order to formulate appropriate solutions for quality management and loss reduction strategies; analysis of the tomato value chain as items for food consumption, with quality attributes that must be protected and enhanced in various marketing channels; examination of the significance of losses of both technological and socio-economic origins; examination of the links between growers and provisions for transferring relevant research information on identified problems to producers, traders, processors; design and evaluation of improved operations throughout the system and alternative post-harvest handling systems; and description of the main factors affecting the logistics performance in the CARICOM Region with particular emphasis on logistics that affect produce losses in the supply chain.
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    Case study on the tomato value chain in the Republic of Guyana
    Food loss analysis: causes and solutions
    2018
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    This report is produced in the framework of a FAO project "Reduction of post-harvest losses along the food chain in the CARICOM subregion" and identified tomato as one of the three commodities for post-harvest loss measurement. The main objectives of the investigation included in-depth analysis of post-harvest handling practices of tomato producers, retailers (roadside and mobile market vendors, municipal markets, supermarkets), wholesalers, exporters, processors for development of value-added products and consumers, to obtain a more complete understanding of the system-wide nature of quality deterioration and subsequent losses in order to formulate appropriate solutions for quality management and loss reduction strategies; analysis of the tomato value chain as items for food consumption, with quality attributes that must be protected and enhanced in various marketing channels; examination of the significance of losses of both technological and socio-economic origins; examination of the links between growers and provisions for transferring relevant research information on identified problems to producers, traders, processors; design and evaluation of improved operations throughout the system and alternative post-harvest handling systems; and description of key factors affecting the logistics performance in the CARICOM Region with particular emphasis on logistics that affect produce losses in the supply chain.

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