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Crop Storage and Preservation

Crop losses are a major problem in many regions, and are increasing due to climate change and food security issues. However, careful and simple preservation and storage techniques can help reduce crop losses.

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Canari Frigo – Réfrigérateur sans électricité

Ce document a été produit sur la base de l'expérience du mouvement Verein travailler au Burkina Faso, Afrique de l'Ouest sur le refroidisseur par évaporation pour la conservation des aliments.

Peter Rinker, Published on 2014

Clay Evaporative Coolers Performance Research

This document reports on the research carried out in Sudan in 2009 on the performance of evaporative coolers in relation to their placement while storing food.

Liam Morgan, Published on 2009

Clay Pot Cooler – Cooling Food Without Electricity

This document has been produced based on the experience of Movement Verein working in Burkina Faso, West Africa on the evaporative cooler for food preservation.

Peter Rinker, Published on 2014

Cold Storage of Fruit and Vegetables

This fact sheet gives an outline of the storage requirements of different crops, and looks at the construction and operation of cold stores.

Peter Fellows, Published on 2008

Evaporative Cooling

Keeping produce fresh with refrigeration methods that require no external power.

Neil Noble, Published on 2003

Evaporative Cooling - The Ceramic Refrigerator

The ceramic refrigerator uses evaporative cooling to keep food fresh without a power source.

Kamal Khalifa, Published on 2008

Evaporative Cooling - The Ceramic Refrigerator - Large

The pot-in-pot design used in Sudan can be made in many different sizes.

Kamal Khalifa, Published on 2008

Evaporative Cooling in Gambia

This story of change explains the introduction of the pot in pot cooler in Gambia.

Qasid Safir, Published by Practical Action on 2010

La Refrigeración por Evaporación

Manteniendo la frescura de los alimentos con métodos de refrigeración que no requieren fuente de energía externa.

Neil Noble, Published on 1994

Potato Storage and Processing

Potatoes are the fourth-largest food crop after rice, wheat, and maize. This brief describes how to make best use of them.

Peter Fellows, Published on 2012

Refrigeration in developing countries

Many areas in developing countries are without reliable electricity supply. However, refrigeration plays an important role in the preservation of food and medicines. This fact sheet looks at...

Ray Holland, Published on 2003

Refroidissement Par Evaporation

Conserver des produits au frais grâce à des méthode de réfrigération ne nécessitant aucune alimentation électrique externe.

Neil Noble, Published on 2012

Sechage des Produits Alimentaires

Cet aperçu technique décrit certaines conditions nécessaires à la déshydratation des aliments, et résume ce qu'il faut savoir sur les divers équipements de déshydratation.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2014

Solar Drying in Peru

Bruno Caracchini has followed up on his idea of producing and marketing dehydrated fruit. His business is in the pilot stage.

Giannina Solari, Published on 2011

The Anagi Tray Dryer

The Anagi tray dryer was developed to allow small-scale processing of cashew nuts.

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action on 2006

Transportation and Storage of Potato

This technical brief describes the best methods for storing and transporting potatoes

Practical Action Nepal;READ Nepal, Published on 2015

मकै भाँच्ने तथा भण्डारण

मकै भाँच्ने तथा भण्डारणको बारे यस ज्ञान सामग्रिमा समावेश गरिएको छ।

Rakesh Khadka, Published by Practical Action, Nepal on 2016

ঔষধী গাছের নার্সারি

এই পুস্তিকাটিতে ঔষধী গাছের চাষ পদ্ধতি ও ঔষধী গুনাগুন সম্পর্কে আলোচনা করা হয়েছে

Practical Action, Published on 2008

বানিজ্যিক ভিত্তিতে পান চাষ

এই পুস্তিকাটিতে বানিজ্যিক ভিত্তিতে ও আধুনিক পদ্ধতিতে উন্নত জাতের পান চাষ সম্পর্কে বণনা করা হয়েছে

Practical Action, Published on 2008

ভুট্টা চাষ ব্যবস্থাপনা

এই ডক্যুমেন্টটিতে ভুট্টা্ চাষ ব্যবস্থাপনা সম্পর্কে বিস্তারিত বর্ণিত হয়েছে

Practical Action, Published on 2013

 

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