Reducing post-harvest losses in mango in South Asia

India is the largest producer of mango fruits (21.54 million tons) contributing 69% of global production (31.25 million tons) (Sekhar et al., 2013). In Sri Lanka, mango production is approximately 90,000 tons, constituting 15% of the total fruit bowl of the country. While fruit production in South Asia is globally competitive, the region is . . . → Read More: Reducing post-harvest losses in mango in South Asia

Mega’ public–private partnerships in African agriculture

After decades of under investment in agriculture, African governments are rightly looking at how best to mobilize funding for the sector. Donors in turn are keen to reverse a trend of neglect and to support initiatives that are simultaneously likely to enhance productivity, improve livelihoods and increase private sector investment. Private investors, concurrently, are . . . → Read More: Mega’ public–private partnerships in African agriculture