This protocol developed by the Africa-wide rice Processing and Value Addition Taskforce is composed of six sections; introduction, methods for the quantification of physical grain loss and grain quality loss at eight different points along the rice value chain, data collection on paddy and milled rice production volumes in different sub-Sahara Africa countries, data analysis, conclusion and acknowledgement. This protocol has already been validated in six African countries.

Protocol for loss assessment in sub-Sahara Africa

Data entry template for physical grain loss assessment.xlsx

Data entry template for grain quality loss assessment.xlsx

Rice post-harvest loss calculation sheet