Goa’s fish export ban is an ecological, not economic crisis that technology can solve

Lighter net hauls and higher prices have initiated a fish-export ban debate in Goa. The state relies heavily on seafood as a dietary staple for locals as well as a culinary attraction for six million tourists a year. The rising expense of a quotidian meal has made fish prices the crux of campaign platforms across … Continue reading “Goa’s fish export ban is an ecological, not economic crisis that technology can solve”

India in dire need of integrated cold chain supply system

CII along with the ministry of food processing industries, the ministry of agriculture and National Centre for Cold Chain Development are looking for cold chain solutions that can integrate supply chains for agricultural commodities from production to consumption centres thereby reducing physical waste and loss of value of perishable products. Currently, due to the unorganised … Continue reading “India in dire need of integrated cold chain supply system”

Poor cold chain logistics waste 40% of crops worth over $14 billion each year

Image by: Quartz India 15% of India’s population lives in hunger, while $14 billion worth of crops is wasted each year due to poor cold chain facilities and disorganised logistics.  India is among the world’s largest food producers. Yet, India’s Food Banking Network estimates that 15% of the population goes hungry every day, 1 in … Continue reading “Poor cold chain logistics waste 40% of crops worth over $14 billion each year”