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The training program aims to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively harvest, handle, store, process and market grains.


  • Date: 14/10/2023 08:00 AM - 24/11/2023 08:00 AM
  • Location Online Event

Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the program participants should have knowledge in practices and techniques to minimize post-harvest losses, and enhance the quality and safety of grains. They would be empowered to make informed decisions that contribute to reducing post-harvest losses, improving food security, and increased agricultural sustainability.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone who is involved in the agriculture sector particularly the following:

  • Farmers
  • Agribusiness owners
  • Food processors
  • Extension workers
  • Students


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Harvesting and handling practices
  2. Cleaning, grading, and sorting
  3. Drying and moisture management
  4. Storage practices
  5. Marketing and business development
  6. Postharvest management and climate change
  7. Pest and disease management


INSTRUCTORS

  • Professor Richard Bani (Course Coordinator)
  • Professor Vincent Eziah
  • Dr. M. N. Josiah
  • Dr. Emmanuel Essien
  • Dr. Samuel Younge
  • Abena Mamle Abedi