Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The South African Chair in Postharvest Technology

Prof. Umezuruike Linus Opara is a Professor at Stellenbosch University where he holds the South African Chair in Postharvest Technology. In this interview, Prof. Opara explains the various fields of research implied in Postharvest Technology. Furthermore, Prof. Opara makes the case for a multi-stakeholder and multi-disciplinary approach, where researchers from different backgrounds would interact with professionals of the food supply chain. Finally, Prof. Opara explains the importance of networking among researchers from Europe and Africa.

Link Chair in postharvest technology
Link South-African Mission to the EU

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