Food Losses and Waste (FLW) negatively impact food security, nutrition and economic stability. Reduction of FLW is an important and viable strategy to ensure food and nutritional security in efficient and sustainable food systems.

The Tanzania Post-Harvest Management Platform (TPMP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, the Agricultural Non-State Actors Forum (ANSAF), College of Agriculture of the Sokoine University of Agriculture, and HELVETAS through its Grain Postharvest Loss Prevention Project, is organizing the 2 nd Tanzania Post-Harvest Management Conference.

This two-day conference will be held at the Sokoine University of Agriculture on 18th and 19th September 2020.

The aim of the conference is to discuss pertinent issues and challenges on post-harvest management and mycotoxins as an important component of food security and export trade in Tanzania and demonstrate ongoing efforts in reducing PHLs.

The discussions during the conference will aim to achieve the following specific objectives:

i. Stimulate knowledge exchange among PHM actors.

ii. Provide opportunities to learn about on-going research and initiatives/programs in the field,

iii. Build synergies through networking and finding opportunities for collaboration among PHM actors and inspire business cooperation, marketing and research. 

Why should you exhibit at the PHM Conference?

The Minister of Agriculture has been invited to grace the official opening of the conference on 18 th September 2020 and visit the exhibition booths.

The event will be an exciting brainstorming conference to deliberate on the challenges and solutions to post-harvest losses.

Participants have the opportunity getting introduced to innovative entrepreneurs, local and international investors, strategic partners and government officials.

Over 200 participants are expected to attend this conference which will provide a platform for professionals from academia, government, research, private sector, media, NGOs, civil society organizations and the industrial sector to discuss key scientific, business and regulatory issues.

Distinguished keynote speakers in the area of post-harvest management and mycotoxins will grace the occasion together with other scientists and professionals in the field.

Thus, with this note we therefore invite you, to use this rare opportunity to enhance your visibility to various PHM actors, including policy and decision makers to exhibit your products/services/interventions in efforts to reduce post-harvest losses in the country.

Furthermore, your gracious participation in this important event will also give you an opportunity to explore more about post-harvest challenges and available business opportunities for your company/organization in the endeavour to promote food safety and exportation in the country.

Exhibition fees The exhibitors will pay a standard fee of TZS 700,000/= to cover for cost of exhibition tent and participation in the conference for 3 persons. For further details please contact Mr. Honest Mseri through agribuse@ansaf.or.tz or +255 717 403 032.