Defending the Harvest: Food Loss Twitter Chat

PUBLICATION: Celebrating the Grim Future of Post-Harvest Loss

Published by Savannah College of Art and Design and PYXERA Global

 

How can we improve food and nutrition security, enhance livelihoods along the agricultural value chain, and reduce negative environmental impacts by eliminating the loss of food between field and market? 

PYXERA Global is proud to Celebrating the Grim Future of Post-Harvest Loss, a jointly authored publication by Savannah College of Art and Design, reporting outcomes of the post-harvest loss track of The Global Engagement Forum Live.

Post-Harvest Loss is an entirely solvable problem that we can eliminate in our lifetime. At its heart, our approach focuses on the value chain—from the field to the market. It starts with how and when farmers in the regions experiencing the greatest loss—especially small-holder farmers—plant, harvest, and store their crops, and continues along the chain to consider the transportation, handling, processing, packaging, and marketing which is required to improve the amount of food that reaches consumers. An efficient, productive food system with minimized loss is our goal—and one that is well within reach.

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Twitter LogoTWEET ME: Join the conversation w/ @RockefellerFdn @FeedtheFuture @PHL_Institute Nov 8, 12:30PM ET for a #FoodLoss Twitter Chat @PYXERAglobal #GEFlive

Twitter LogoTWEET ME: Food Loss Twitter Chat w/ @RockefellerFdn @FeedtheFuture @PHL_Institute Nov 8, 12:30PM ET via @PYXERAglobal #GEFlive #zerofoodwaste

Moderated by @PYXERAglobal, this #GEFlive chat will feature:

@RockefellerFdn The Rockefeller Foundation promotes the well-being of humanity throughout the world one of the ways they do this is through their YieldWise program that seeks to reduce post-harvest food loss for African farmers.

@FeedtheFuture – is an U.S. Government initiative addressing the root causes of global hunger and poverty to improve food security and nutrition around the world.

@PHL_Institute – The ADM Institute is an information and technology hub dedicated to the prevention of post harvest loss of staple crops.

@WFPUSA – The World Food Program USA mobilizes individuals, lawmakers, and businesses in the U.S. to advance the global movement to end hunger.

This event is the second in a series of virtual events around PYXERA Global’s identified solvable problems. Recap the first event on the youth skills gap here. To learn more about upcoming events and happenings RSVP here.

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