Post Harvest Management

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  • Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, GL7 6JS, UK
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Join our panel of experts for a seminar exploring the opportunities and challenges for export of your post-harvest crop management and cold chain  technology and services.

Hear how UK post-harvest crop management tech including cold-chain and storage, can help protect global food security and the race to net zero.

  9.30 Doors Open for Registration
10.00 Welcome and Housekeeping, Dr Elizabeth Warham, FRSB. Agri-Tech Lead, DBT  
10.05-10.15 What is Agri-Tech? Who is the Department for Business & Trade?
10.15-10.45 The Agri-Tech Opportunities in Africa and the role of the DBT Overseas Trade Teams, David Burton, DBT’s Sector Director, Agriculture, Africa
10.45 – 11.00 Introduction to Agri-Epi Smart-Farms and Agri-Tech UK Portal etc
11.00 – 11.30 Centres of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain in Africa and India, Dr Natalia Falagán, Lecturer in Food Science and Technology, Course Director of Future Food Sustainability MSc, Plant Science Laboratory, School of Water, Energy and Environment, Cranfield University  
11.30 – 11.50 Coffee Break
11.50 – 12.00 Video from Crover Ltd
12.00 – 12.30 Alvan Blanch Ltd – An exporting case study, Post-Harvest Management Solutions in Africa
12.30 – 12.50 Agri-Tech in LATAC, Federico Perez Wodtke, DBT’s LATAC Agri-Tech Lead highlights the role of our overseas trade teams 12.50 – 1.00 The Next Steps
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 3.00 Networking