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Acknowledgments

Objectives of this handbook

Part I. Grain storage project programming

A. Grain storage project goals and objectives

B. Assessing local interest in postharvest methods improvement

C. Investigating local storage conditions

D. Developing a strategy for volunteer involvement

E. Determining program support needs

F. Integration of storage project activities with rural development efforts

G. Local and International Programming and Training Resources

Part II. Grain storage project training

H. Determining training needs and priorities

I. The role of grain and grain storage in the world food supply

J. The movement of grain from harvest to consumer

K. The physical properties of grain

L. Moisture and its measurement

M. Factors which threaten good preservation of grain

N. Grain drying

O. Insects and their control

P. Rodents and their control

Q. Recognition of storage problems in the field

R. Design and field testing of improved storage technologies

S. Extension of improved storage technologies

Appendix A - Peace corps Costa Rica grain storage project report