The World Food Preservation Education Foundation to support Post Harvest education in developing countries

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The World Food Preservation Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships and research funds to young scientists from developing countries who are seeking to reduce post harvest losses of food.

The foundation will help support the work of the World Food Preservation Center, LLC, a partnership of ten universities on six continents. The center and the foundation seek to avert future food shortages by innovating new, low-cost and sustainable techniques to reduce widespread losses of food after harvest. Studies by the UNFAO and the World Bank indicate that one-third of all food worldwide is lost before reaching the consumer. In developing countries, as much as half of harvested food is lost before being consumed. Yet the vast majority of funding in agricultural science continues to go toward the production of food rather than its preservation.

The challenge of how to feed a rapidly growing world population and…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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