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  • Rapid Loss Appraisal Tool for agribusiness value chains (User guide for maize)

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    The purpose of the Rapid Loss Appraisal Tool for agribusiness value chains is to provide a sufficiently accurate pre-screening tool for identifying intervention points along agribusiness value chains (VC), working out incentives for VC operators and proposing measures to reduce pre- and post-harvest losses. The tool supports the design of concrete interventions that have
    the primary aim of improving food security at the subsistence level, either on farms or in communities, and the secondary aim of upgrading specific VCs.
    The tool supports:

  • National Horticultural Research Institute

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    The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) was first established as the National Fruit and Vegetable Research and Development Centre (NFVRDC) with the assistance of UNDP/FAO Project NIR/72/007. By the Federal Government Agricultural Research Institutes Establishment Decree Order No. 35 of June 1975, the Centre metamorphosed into the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) along with other Agricultural Research Institutes. The Institute is under the coordination of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN).