Recommended techniques and technologies should not be time-consuming to apply or expensive, as the lack of capital is often a major barrier to adoption. Improved post-harvest handling results in a higher quality product which is more nutritious and should fetch a higher price – an important incentive for growers to adopt these techniques.

Jacqueline d’Arros Hughes

Ngoni Nenguwo
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center
Tainan, Taiwan / Arusha, Tanzania