University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Global Postharvest Loss Prevention: Fundamentals, Technologies, and Actors
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Global Postharvest Loss Prevention: Fundamentals, Technologies, and Actors

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Dr. Prasanta Kalita

Instructor: Dr. Prasanta Kalita

4.8

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
13 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will become familiar with the course, your instructor, your classmates, and our learning environment.

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1 video4 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt1 plugin

This module will provide you with an overview of the issue of postharvest loss (PHL) and how this impacts global food security and sustainability. It will also define the postharvest supply chain.

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3 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This module will introduce you to technical, social, and economic factors and situations that lead to postharvest losses. Harvesting, drying, and storage phases will be specifically covered as stages that are both vital in the grain supply chain and in which a great deal of postharvest losses are experienced.

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6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This module will introduce you to a conceptual framework for how losses can be prevented. Theories, methods, and case examples on prevention will be covered.

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9 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

In this module you will explore how the international community is responding to the issue of postharvest loss. The module will cover the current state of the postharvest loss prevention field, as well as provide background as to how it developed. Some key projects, initiatives, and approaches will be highlighted.

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5 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 plugin

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4.6 (44 ratings)
Dr. Prasanta Kalita
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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