BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

Successfully completed the International online Course on Postharvest & Fresh-cut TechnologiesSuccessfully completed the International online Course on Postharvest & Fresh-cut Technologies

Successfully completed the International online Course on Postharvest & Fresh-cut Technologies

A total of 42 participants from 31 countries have been enrolled

It has just ended the 5 th Edition of the ‘International on-line Course on Postharvest & Fresh-cut Technologies’ offered by the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain) from February to September 2020. A total of 42 participants from 31 countries (Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Croatia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kenia, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom and Zimbabwe) have been enrolled. This unique 25-h on-line Course taught by 41 prestigious professors / researchers from 20 countries and 30 universities / research centers from the 5 continents, is becoming a pioneer Course in the world as an International forum of professional excellence aimed at training technicians and business managers, professionals and researchers related to fruit and vegetables. During the group tutorials periodically conducted in streaming, it has been possible to consolidate the networking between participants and instructors.

Thanks to the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena and the Sponsors DECCO WORLD WIDE, SAKATA SEED, SANICITRUS y POSTHARVEST.BIZ, a total of 25 scholarships have been covered for the registration fee for participants from developing countries. They have increased their knowledge in these techniques being now able to apply them in their countries in order to minimize the important food loss along the supply chain. The sponsored students have expressed their gratitude in the following link https://www.upct.es/gpostref/Curso%20on%20line/Curso%202020/SPONSORED%20STUDENTS%20GRATITUDE%20REPORT%20web-ENGLISH.pdf 

Next edition, scheduled for 2021, is being prepared with updating materials and lessons. For more information, please contact postharvest@upct.es