Solar drying technology for smallholder farmers in Ghana
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.
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