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Storage and Processing

How might storage and processing improve incomes for small-scale farmers?

42% of food is lost between the time of harvest and sale at markets. This represents a huge opportunity to employ better storage practices to prolong the life of food – leaving more to be sold and eaten. Similarly, value-added processing techniques like drying and juicing prolong the life of food and can improve profits. The technologies and techniques used for this might be brand new – or well known among experts, but not to farmers. How can we empower farmers to get the most value from the crops they harvest?

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To create a farming ecosystem that allows small-scales farmers to grow, preserve and sell high quality vegetables to premium markets.

To create a farming ecosystem that allows small-scales farmers to grow, preserve and sell high quality vegetables to premium markets.

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The Onion Storage Huts is a simple storage facility that preserves the best grade onions for the farmers to get better price off season.

The Onion Storage Huts is a simple storage facility that preserves the best grade onions for the farmers to get better price off season.

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A threesome approach allowing rural farmers access a shared  storage, processing, and marketing solution with less labor for more profit.

A threesome approach allowing rural farmers access a shared storage, processing, and marketing solution with less labor for more profit.

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