Pearl Millet Thresher

Bountifield International

Pearl Millet Thresher is a thresher developed for processing millet at a faster rate compared to traditional methods.

Product description Brand name and product description

Bountifield International, formerly known as Compatible Technology International (CTI), has developed a Pearl Millet Thresher that strips, threshes, and winnows grain. It is a movable, hand-operated tool that processes pearl millet faster than traditional methods and reduces food waste. Currently, the product has been deployed through a USAID pilot program and through Senegal’s agricultural extension agency ANCAR.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Senegal, Malawi, Mozambique

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

42 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: Zero hunger

Goal 5: Gender equality

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Smallholder farmers, particularly women. The thresher can be owned collectively by cooperatives, by individual households, or by businesses.

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