The Centre for Underutilised Crops (CUC) is a specialised research and education unit within the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment of the University of Southampton. Its work includes value chain analysis, improvement of production systems, post-harvest management and processing techniques, development of training materials for small-scale entrepreneurs and information synthesis and dissemination to a wide range of stakeholders.
Contact point: Dr Kate Schreckenberg

CIRAD is a French scientific organisation specialised in development-oriented research employing some 900 researchers, working in over 50 countries. CIRAD conducts research on genetic improvement, integrated production systems, consumption and commodity channels, and food consumption and appropriate technologies. CIRAD’s QUALISUD department has worked for 20 years on the characterisation of fresh and processed tropical fruits, post-harvest treatments and new technologies for processing or stabilising fruit products.
Contact point: Dr Max Reynes

The Amity International Centre for Post-harvest Technology & Cold Chain Management  is a teaching, training and research unit of Amity University, India. The Centre aims to encourage interaction between national and international experts in support of the needs of local agribusiness and identify appropriate post-harvest technologies for small-scale farmers and traders in South Asia.
Contact point: Dr sunil Saran.

The work of the Horticulture Research Centre of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute on indigenous fruits focuses on post-harvest and processing technology and biotechnology. A central activity is to transfer technology to farmers as well as to provide training to national and regional scientists.
Contact point: Dr Madan Gopal Saha

The Food Science and Technology Faculty of Nong Lam University, Vietnam, undertakes teaching and training for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The faculty aims to provide a quality education to the growing and dynamic needs of the society with respect to food preservation, processing and safety in relation to national and international research cooperations. Contact point: Ms Duong Thi Ngoc Diep

The Department of Food Technology and Chemical Engineering of Cambodia’s Institute of Technology is the country’s leading department of food science and technology which undertakes research projects on food processing, preservation and biotechnology through various national and international collaborative activities.
Contact point: Dr Hul Seingheng

The Sri Lanka Country office of The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) at Peradeniya University works in collaboration with national research and development partners to develop tools and techniques for integrating trees in farming systems and for value addition and market linkages for agroforestry products
Contact point: Dr D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara