Tag: post-harvest loss

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...

Rob Goodier

Ten Cold Chain Solutions, from Evaporation to Camelback

May 2, 2019

Off-grid cold-chain technologies keep the important things cold in places where electricity and infrastructure are in short supply. Natural...

Rob Goodier

Designed: This Air Conditioner for Homes and Offices Uses No Electricity

April 30, 2019

Evaporative coolers have been known to purveyors of low-cost, sustainable technologies for years. Without the need for electricity, these...

Pallavi Bharadwaj

The Circular Economy Can Solve Food and Water Problems in Rajasthan, Malawi and the World

March 22, 2019

I lived in the western Indian state of Rajasthan for most of 2006-07. To say that it quickly became...

Eric Verploegen

Affordable and Scalable: Evaporative Cooling Can Fight Food Loss – Time for Communities and the Development Sector to Embrace It

January 15, 2019

Food loss due to lack of effective storage is a global problem. In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, approximately 23 percent...

Grace Burleson

Advancing Research on Technology for Poverty Alleviation: How E4C Learns from Academic Institutions Worldwide

December 11, 2018

Worldwide, researchers investigate solutions to solve our world’s greatest concerns, such as access to clean water, food security, and...

Rob Goodier

A Global Research Network Investigates Post-Harvest Technologies and ICTs on Sub-Saharan African Farms

December 7, 2018

Researchers at Engineering for Change developed two comprehensive reports on technology that mitigates food-borne disease and improves agricultural practices...

Alex Moseson

Open Source Workshop Toolkit: Technology Innovation for International Development (Zeer Pot)

August 22, 2018

Few have experienced the unique blend of pains and joys that afflict designers of technology for developing world applications....

Rob Goodier

Mud brick and wood storehouses save grain after the harvest

March 6, 2013

There are a lot of good ways to coax more crops out of plot of farm land. Irrigation, pest...


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