ISSB Granaries

Moses Kizza Musaazi - Technology for Tomorrow Ltd.

Product description Brand name and product description

Interlocking Stabilized Soil Blocks Granary (ISSB- GRANARY) is a product for ensuring food security, especially for peasant farmers to store their dry food such as maize.

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

Countries in Africa; however primarily focused on Uganda and Kenya

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Countries in Africa; however primarily focused on Uganda and Kenya

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$204 USD 1. The block press costs $1,520 USD. Intended to be bought by a community entrepreneur who will do business of ISSB granary construction. 2. The entrepreneur will construct each ISSB granary at $204 USD (realizing a profit of $26 USD). 3. Micro-finance institution loan to the farmer of $204 USD, at an interest rate of 15% pa ($31 USD), enables the micro-finance institution to get their money back within one season if the farmer will realize a net sale of $600 USD.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Metal grain silos, ZEFRA.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: improve food security and nutrition. Food resource stabilization by reducing the 40-60% post harvest loss.

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

Peasant farmers in Kenya and Uganda, who have little or no storage currently to store crops, such as maize.

The @AutodeskFdn blogged about our how-to guide for communities writing proposals for development projects