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

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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.

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


Related Topic Areas

Nigeria, C1-C2


Authors

Balaraba Abubakar Sule

Balaraba Abubakar Sule


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