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Lost Cost Fruit and Vegetables Drying

Lost Cost Fruit and Vegetables Drying

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Course features

$15$10
Introductory Level
Free Mentorship
Certificate
Self-paced
10 Weeks
Full lifetime access

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About this course

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This course is intended to help farmers, vendors, food processors, households and other interested people with low cost, sustainable and highly viable food preservation, value addition and processing techniques. There is rampant food loss and wastage which is 40% at global level. According to FAO, almost 50% of fruits produced annually are lost and wasted globally. Food loss and wastage ranks third in the emitters of greenhouse gases causing climate change. There is rampant hunger and food shortage globally and food loss and wastage contribute immensely to this problem.
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The course builds trains on the use of low cost methods for post harvest handling, preservation and processing of fruit and vegetable technologies.

Course requirements

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All the course materials are in English, therefore it is important to be able to read and write in English.
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The course is available online, so basic internet connectivity is needed
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A small piece of land is needed to apply the learned concepts.

What you will learn

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You will learn to apply business and entrepreneurship concepts in cost effective post harvest management of fruits and vegetables
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You will learn to apply scientific concepts in cost effective post harvest management of fruits and vegetables
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You will learn how to set up cost-effective fruits and vegetable dryers using locally resources and materials.
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You will learn about the interconnectedness of post harvest food loss, climate change and hunger
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You will learn about the structural and chemical composition of fruits and vegetables and how they contribute to their drying and preservation

Course requirements

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New and aspiring farmers
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Established and seasoned farmers
3
Small-scale farmers
4
Large-scale farmers
5
Farmers' cooperatives
6
Food processors
7
Vendors

Course Instructor
Respect Musiyiwa
Respect MusiyiwaAgriculture Scientist and Social Innovator

Respect Rungano Musiyiwa is an award winning social innovator and agricultural entrepreneur, passionate about sustainable smallholder agriculture development.

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