About Us

OTACCWA

The Organization for Technology Advancement of Cold Chain in West Africa (OTACCWA) was established on June 1, 2018 with the objective of promoting and facilitating the development of the cold chain system in West Africa. OTACCWA and the Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (PLAN) project, an initiative of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) having recognized the importance of an unbroken cold chain system in the perishable nutritious foods supply chain as a means to significantly reduce post-harvest losses of nutritious but perishable foods-fresh fruits and vegetables, fish and seafood, meat, milk, chicken, etc will be co-hosting a Regional Cold Chain Summit and Exhibition in November 2018.

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What We Do

Advancing Cold Chain in Nigeria

A complete cold chain involves multiple stakeholders, including farmers, aggregators, transportation companies, warehousing and processing companies, pharmaceutical companies, hotels, restaurants, and caterers.

Financing Cold Chain Infrastructure in Nigeria

In Nigeria, 45% of agro-perishable food waste majorly due to lack of cold storage, and use of unsafe packing materials

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Project Cost Effectiveness

  • In Nigeria, 45% of agro-perishable food waste
  • Negligible number of cold storage facility
  • addressing the challenges of wastage and unfair price reduction

THE GROWING NEED FOR COLD CHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE The loss of foods in the post-harvest system is not new; it has always been a problem for mankind. In these days of rapidly enlarging population in the poorest countries of the world where food is already short, there is an increasing urgency to do a better job of conserving mankind food supply in order to alleviate hunger and malnutrition.

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Years of Exeprience

50+

Companies

700+

Participants

200+

Delivered Trainings

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We are committed to a safer and hygiene food processing chain.

Cold Chain Facts

  • Protects product quality, integrity and functionality
  • Ensures Customer Satisfaction/Manages Risk and Liability
  • Maximizes market value-local, regional and international trade

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