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Cold storage specialist Darrell Thompson conducts cold storage and post-harvest management training in Central Farm

Posted: Friday, December 1, 2023. 3:23 pm CST.

Darrell Thompson conducting cold storage and post-harvest management training – Photo Credit: MAFSE

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Central Farm Station welcomed technical officers from the Ministry of Agriculture and Cayo District vegetable farmers for a two-day cold storage and post-harvest management training facilitated by cold storage specialist Darrell Thompson.

The training of trainers workshop is acollaboration between the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the Ministry ofAgriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise (MAFSE).

The aim of the training was to equip the participants with the knowledge and skills to use cold storage units effectively to preserve their agricultural produce and reduce post-harvest losses.

MAFSE said, in a statement on social media, that the first day of the training focused on enhancing the skills of their technical officers. On the second day, shifted focus to benefit the Cayo District farmers engaged in vegetable production.

The training is part of a larger effort to enhance the agricultural sector, improve food security, and build resilience in the face of climate change. The FAO and MAFSE collaboration demonstrates a shared vision for advancing sustainable and innovative agricultural practices.

Thе fоllоwіng рhоtоgrарhѕ of the two-day cold storage and post-harvest management training facilitated by cold storage specialist Darrell Thompson аrе соurtеѕу оf thе Міnіѕtrу of Agriculture, Fооd Ѕесurіtу, аnd Еntеrрrіѕе.

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