Benson Maina

Benson is an E4C Research Fellow 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from the University of Nairobi and is now finalizing his Master of Science in Horticulture from the same university, focusing on postharvest management and technologies. Currently he is doing research work with a team from the University of Nairobi on various postharvest tools and technologies which can be employed to curb the high losses in the fruit sub-sector in the country. He is also involved in the development of aggregation centers for smallholder farmers and equiping them with low cost cooling facilities for storage of their produce.

Benson Maina

The Adoption of Technology Is Key to Reducing Losses in Mango Value Chains

August 21, 2019

Mango season closes this month on Kenya’s coast, seeing some mango harvesters continue to employ the traditional method of...

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Benson Maina

Assessment of the Use and Barriers of Evaporative Cooling Technologies by Small Holder Farmers in Kenya

January 20, 2020

This report is available for full full download to PDF. Executive Summary The project report addresses awareness, use, and barriers...

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