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Solar drying technology for smallholder farmers in Ghana

ARF1.3-2 Solar drying technology for smallholder farmers in Ghana
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Project description

Aim: Catalyze small-scale processing of fruits which otherwise would have gone waste.

Objective: Increasing smallholder farmers income and nutrition.

Method: Researching best suited designs for drying large volumes of fruits and developing technologies for remotely controlling processing parameters. Doing a market intelligence study to try to find potential export market in the Netherlands or Europe.

Country: Ghana.

Dutch policy goals: Increased sustainable agricultural production; Improved access to nutrition; More efficient markets; and A better business climate.

Duration: 01 January 2015 – 14 October 2017

 

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