No regret action: Modernize agro-logistics
• Agro-food supply chains are “ the linked events in the agricultural production of food – the process being a chain of events from production to processing, trading, distribution and consumption” (FAO). • Agro-logistics entail all the coordinated services needed for products to reach from farm to market: e.g. transport, post harvest processing, warehousing, packaging, cold storage, refrigerated transport and tracking equipment for imported, local and export products.
Stages of agro-logistics chain
Transformation: processing, value- addition, packaging
On-farm production: Agro- ecological and weather info systems, irrigation and water harvesting systems, SPS, R&E services.
Retail: e-commerce platforms, price and supply information systems, physical marketing infrastructure.
(Quality, Standards, Food Safety – Labs, Traceability systems, cold chains, storage silos, warehouses,
Inputs stage: sourcing of seeds, fertilizers, mechanization and tools.
Shipping and handling: to reach distributors, retail stores and export markets.
abattoirs, washing stations for a final product).
Made with FlippingBook - Online Brochure Maker