Rapid Loss Appraisal Tool (RLAT) - RLAT in practice: A toolbox for maize

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Heike Ostermann

Margret Will, Kerstin Hell

Date of publication: 
October, 2015
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Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Special unit ‘One World – No Hunger’
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An easily manageable methodology that provides hands-on strategic orientation to those developing realistic and realisable measures for sustainable food loss reduction. The methodology is designed to serve as a pre-screening for further in-depth-studies and to identify leverage points for reducing losses at the various value chain stages — from farming, through handling and processing, to retail trade.

Food Security Maize Methods Data Collection Aflatoxin Assessment Risk Loss Appraisal
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Heike Ostermann, Margret Will, Kerstin Hell
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Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Ostermann, H. & Will, M. & Hell, K. 2015. Rapid Loss Appraisal Tool (RLAT) - RLAT in practice: A toolbox for maize, Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Bonn and Eschborn, Germany

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