Postharvest management, processing and marketing of jackfruits

Client: Krishi Gobeshona Foundation (KGF)

General Objective: Improvement of postharvest management and marketing of jackfruit

The primary objective of this research is to reduce post-harvest losses while improving supply chain efficiency and promote value-added products of Jackfruit in Bangladeshi food market through research and development of value-added products, creating market demand of new products, and capacity building of growers and market intermediates. This research will also focus on developing a commercial business model to support growers and supply issues ranging from marketing and value-added jackfruit product, to storage and transportation as well as management of the products to ensure a more profitable industry. The outcome of the project will be to disseminate technologies to the agro-processing companies to support and encourage for investing to commercialize the products.