A Solution to Significantly Reduce Postharvest Losses in Developing Countries Lies in a Highly Motivated Army of Aspiring Postharvest Students/Scientists in Developing Countries
The world is waking up to the importance of reducing postharvest food losses to reduce world hunger. A number of national and international meetings have been held pointing to the importance of this problem. The problem has been defined.Now it is time for action. The solution will not be found by cobbling together existing programs that address postharvest losses. Collectively, these programs are not of a sufficient magnitude to address the enormity of this problem. The WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTER® LLC, will substantially reduce postharvest food losses in developing countries and world hunger.
What Others Think About the WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTER
On a LinkedIn forum http://lnkd.in/kz2zx4, Dr. Wilson's proposal for a WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTERelicited a dramatic response: The idea was enthusiastically received by scientists and students in over 40 developing countries; this discussion thread generated more than 500 comments. Numerous academics and scientists have indicated their desire to attend a "Sister" University of theWORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTER® LLCand several have volunteered their services in establishing it.
Most of our resources are now being invested in "studying" postharvest losses and waste of food worldwide. It is our belief that we already have sufficient evidence that postharvest food losses are an enormous problem. The problem warrants an immediate and substantial response, and we see the WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTER® LLC as playing a key role in this effort.
A Young Scientist in Malawi Inspired by the WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTER® LLC concept
The Letter Below in Support of the WORLD WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTER® LLC is from a Distinguished Postharvest Scientist in India