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World in Progress: How digitalization can help tackle Africa's postharvest losses

It's estimated that over half of fresh fruits and vegetables produced in Sub-Saharan Africa are lost or wasted. Nearly half of these losses happen during postharvest handling and processing. Experts say digitalization could help curb these losses in a region where according to the UN close to 240 million people are suffering hunger.

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