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Socio-economic aspects of post-harvest operations in farmers" groups

Socio-economic aspects of post-harvest operations in farmers" groups

proceedings of the 1981 exchange program, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1-10 April 1981

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Published by Southeast Asia Cooperative Post-Harvest Research and Development Programme, SEARCA in College, Laguna, Philippines .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia,
  • Asia, Southeastern
    • Subjects:
    • Rice -- Indonesia -- Cooperative marketing -- Congresses.,
    • Rice -- Postharvest technology -- Economic aspects -- Indonesia -- Congresses.,
    • Rice -- Processing -- Economic aspects -- Indonesia -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture, Cooperative -- Indonesia -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture, Cooperative -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses.,
    • Rice -- Cooperative marketing -- Asia, Southeastern -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by A.S. Frio ; sponsored by Department of Trade and Cooperatives, Bureau of Logistiks (BULOG), Southeast Asia Cooperative Post-Harvest Research and Development Programme.
      ContributionsFrio, A. S., Indonesia. Departemen Perdagangan dan Koperasi., Indonesia. Badan Urusan Logistik., Southeast Asia Cooperative Post-Harvest Research and Development Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9066.I62 S63 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2309484M
      LC Control Number86187004

      Farmers at an AGRA-supported demonstration plot, Mozambique. Credit, Agriculture for Impact Socio-economic Intensification involves a greater intensity, variety and range of involvement of farmers in social and economic processes and institutions on the farm, in the community and across regions and nations. Basic concept of rice post-harvest handling. Post-harvest: The period after separation from the site of immediate growth or production. It begins at cutting and ends when the food enters the mouth. For most post-harvest loss studies, the end point is reached when the grain or grain product is finally prepared for future consumption [].According to FAO [], the term ‘post-harvest losses.

      Crop Post-Harvest: Science and Technology Volume 1: Principles and Practice is a must-have reference book which offers the reader an overview of the globalisation of post-harvest science, technology, economics, and the development of the storage and handling of perishable and durable products. Volumes 2 and 3 will go on to explore durables and 5/5(1). 3 Institutional setting 40 Fisheries legislation 42 R & D support to the sector 42 Fisheries development 42 Scientific research 44 International cooperation 45 CHAPTER Review of Programmes for Fisheries and Aquaculture.

      socio-economic characteristics of farmers who have opted social media as source of information and use them for exchange of information. It could be observed from table 1 that majority (%) of the farmers’ belonged to young age group (up to 35 years). This was probably due to the fact that. Effect of Socio-Economic Characteristics of Resource-Poor Farmers on Food Security in Semi-Arid Agro-Ecological Zones of Nyakach, Kenya Joyce Atieno Obuoyo*, Charles O. Ochola** *PhD student, Department of Geography and Natural resources Management, Maseno University, P.O BOX File Size: KB.


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Since the publication of the first edition of this book, more researchers in postharvest handling of fresh fruits and vegetables are gaining an appreciation of the need to use a systems approach.

A common handling system proceeds from crop production to harvest. These difficulties are certainly one of the main reasons why economic data are poorly developed in works on post-harvest systems and losses. The costs (in monetary terms or as a percentage) given in the following tables come from widely varying sources and concern three essential operations in the post-harvest pipeline for cereals: threshing, drying and storage.

SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF FARMERS AND THEIR PERCEPTION ABOUT TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION: A CASE STUDY Shalini Raghav* & Chandra Sen** * Research Scholar, Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Cited by: 1.

formation related to post-harvest management and self-reported post-harvest losses by farmers of different crops in addition to more general socio-economic information of farm households and geo-referenced information, for example on climate and distance of households to markets.

In addition to these data, population weights are included and Cited by: Intercropping of sorghum an IITA-improved cowpea variety. Cowpea also contribute to the sustainability of cropping systems and soil fertility improvement on marginal lands through nitrogen fixation, provision of ground cover and plant residues, which.

The total loss due to poor post-harvest processing of agricultural products in India when valued in terms of monetary reflects a tremendous loss in the economy.

Post-harvest losses of rice, wheat. lower farmers’ anticipated income and have negative effects on their standard of living; ability to provide for themselves and their families, ability to build capital, and ability to access credit from lenders. But a well planned informal insurance will help the farmers of File Size: KB.

analyzed the existing Agricultural Information Systems for post harvest management of cereal crops among smallholder farmers in Bomet county in order to examine if the existing systems meet the intended objectives.

assessment of post harvest grain management operations and their effects on food security of smallholder households in kisumu county, kenya. judith achieng dudi a research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of degree of master of arts in rural sociology and community development, university of nairobi Educating and training the farmers on post-harvest operations would greatly help in reducing the post- harvest losses in food grains.

The establishment of small-size cold storage units in the. Documentation and Assessment of Socio-Cultural Aspects of Organic Agriculture. Abstract. The socio-cultural aspects of organic agriculture (OA) in the nine provinces in the Philippines-Tarlac, Quezon, Camarines Sur, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Cebu, Bukidnon and Davao was documented and assessed based on the data gathered from FG, KH and survey.

A Handbook on Post Harvest Management of Fruits and Vegetables deals with the scientific approach to post harvest management of fresh fruits and vegetables with the intention to minimize the post harvest losses.

It is a compilation of informations on various aspects of post harvest technology in to a simple handbook. The purpose of this paper is to explore into the relationships between farmers' post-harvest grain management practices/capacities on the one hand, and liquidity constraints and impending risks on the other, in the context of achieving food security objective at household and national levels.

The findings are primarily based on a household survey data from randomly selected major food Cited by: Crop Post-Harvest: Science and Technology Volume 1: Principles and Practice is a must-have reference book which offers the reader an overview of the globalisation of post-harvest science, technology, economics, and the development of the storage and handling of perishable and durable products.

Volumes 2 and 3 will go on to explore durables and. Findings: A survey of 59 farmers was made from several villages of Satara district. Number of family members, debt, loan recovery capacity, number of animals, cultivated crops, source of income and source of irrigation were some of the common terms taken from the literature for the discussion on the socio-economic status of the farmers.

The main aim of this study is to examine the socio-economic status of farmers and their perception about technology adoption using a case study of Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. The study is based on personal interview and group discussion with sample farmers of the by: 1.

59% of the farmers grow two crops in a year, 58% of the farmers are using hybrid variety of seeds. 58% of the farmers are using only chemical fertiliser. KEYWORDS: Socio Economic, Farmer, Irrigation, Farming. REFERENCES 1. Ajayi, A. (), An Evaluation of the Socio Economic Impact of the Ondo State ADP on ruralFile Size: KB.

of their produce. Other benefits that farmers mentioned were: technical training on agronomy, post harvest loss reduction, value addition; increased market focus; economies of scale resulting in better prices; increased leadership skills of women; and savings and credit facilities.

Information-based decision-making during drought, often brings out some of the excellent practices that are prevalent in society / individuals.

This book is designed to provide information on the drought process, meteorological, hydrological, agriculture, socio-economic aspects and available technologies such as satellite remote sensing data analysis and Geographical Information system for 1/5(3).

assessed the effect of post- harvest losses on rice farmers’ Coker and Ninalowo 28 incomes in Niger State, Nigeria. The objectives of this study, therefore, were to: describe the socio - economic characteristics of rice farmers in the study area, identify the sources, magnitude and causes of.

Post-harvest Management, Research and Development Post harvest and Processing Research and Development Office 50 Phaholyothin Rd., Ladyao, Chatuchak Bangkok, THAILAND E-mail: [email protected] [email protected] Ph. + File Size: KB.Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Farmers’ Participation in Grain Warehouse Receipt System and the Extent of Participation in Nakuru District, Kenya Julius K.

Mutai, Patience Mshenga, Bernard Njehia, Geoffrey K. Kosgei Abstract Post harvest losses in Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) are generally high, arising from handling.Both quantitative and qualitative food losses of extremely variable magnitude occur at all stages in the post-harvest system from harvesting, through handling, storage, processing and marketing to final delivery to the consumer.

Drying is a particularly important post-harvest operation for safe storage, processing and preservation of pulses.