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Decoding potato production losses: World Potato Congress webinar highlights solutions

The World Potato Congress Inc. is hosting a webinar titled “Opening the Black Box of Losses in the Potato Value Chain” on December 12, 2023 at 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada). Presented by Luciana Delgado, the webinar aims to address the significant issue of food loss and waste in food production.

Delgado is a Senior Research Analyst in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions (MTI) Unit, housed at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Her presentation will explore innovative methods to measure losses in quantity, quality, and value throughout the potato value chain. It aims to identify the reasons behind these losses and where they occur. The webinar will also introduce an app designed for efficient measurement of food losses at the producer level.

Delgado’s experience spans agribusiness, agronomy, and food losses, making her insights particularly valuable for this topic.

The presentation will be followed in Spanish at 10:00 am Eastern Standard Time (USA/Canada).

Register in advance for this webinar here. Following registration for this webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Source: World Potato Congress Inc. Read the full press release here
Photo: Luciana Delgado

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