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Two women in northeast Brazil hold up buckets of fresh fruit

From: Reveal toolkit: Food and livelihoods

Tools about food preservation and preparation, nutrition, healthy eating, small-scale agriculture, home gardening, poultry, livestock, growing and harvesting crops, credit and savings groups, self-help groups and community action groups

Between 30 and 50 per cent of all food is lost or wasted after harvesting. Reducing these post-harvest losses can be an important way for households to increase the amount of food available to eat and sell. This means better nutrition and more income.

This tool suggests what to consider when trying to reduce crop losses, particularly grains, after they have been harvested.

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