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.
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.
Thus, there is a need for an alliance of experts and actors ...
Nutritious Food Value Chains
Improving the cold chain coverage for perishable, but nutritious food value chains ...
Good Manufacturing Practice
The cold chain distribution process is an extension of the good manufacturing ...
By expanding the access to suitable cold chain infrastructure and strengthening local ...