Curbing Post Harvest Losses: The Plight of Onion Farmers in Nigeria


May 4, 2019 - Author:

Balaraba Abubakar Sule, 2019. Curbing Post Harvest Losses: The Plight of Onion Farmers in Nigeria, Food Security Policy Research Brief 89, East Lansing: Michigan State University.

Key Findings

  • Improvement in storage facilities and transportation services is essential to reducing market glut and post-harvest losses.
  • Knowledge gap on essential post-harvest practices by farmers have been identified to accentuate losses.
  • The Rudu storage structure requires simple adjustments in its design to improve its efficiency.


Tags: agrifood system transformation, c1-c2, cross-cutting-gender, food security group, fsg policy brief, fsp policy brief, household income and livelihoods, innovation lab for food security policy, nigeria, nutrition, sustainable agricultural intensification, value chain analysis


Balaraba Abubakar Sule

Balaraba Abubakar Sule

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