19 August 2020 – WFP China Centre of Excellence (WFP China CoE), Regional Centre of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition (CERFAM), and WFP Programme – Humanitarian and Development Division (Technical Unit for Food Systems and Smallholders Support) hosted a joint webinar series composed of three modules on post-harvest loss to support COVID-19 response mitigation. The South-South dialogue shed light on key topics such as policy frameworks on grain reserve management and storage management to help countries mitigate the impact of COVID-19, and innovative adaptations and ICT-approaches for market access to reduce post-harvest losses.
- First module: COVID-19 Coping Strategy on National Food Security and Grain Reserve.
- Second module: Post-harvest Loss Management and Warehouse Management – How the System is Operated
- Third module: Grain Trade, Food Market and Financial Supporting Strategies to Secure Food Security and Support Supply Chain against COVID-19.
The webinar series is supported by United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China and National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration of the People’s Republic of China (NAFRA). The recordings of the webinar will be available soon.
For more information, please contact Carola Kenngott (Carola.Kenngott@wfp.org) – WFP’s Global Focal Point for SSC; and Yan Jia (firstname.lastname@example.org) – SSC Focal Point in the WFP China Centre of Excellence.