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Decrease Food wastage ,Save Foods, From year to year by processing and hydrated and pack foods

My vision Is to save food wastage by processing and hydrated in harvesting time and provide for my society quality and affordable foods

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Maheder Food Processing

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small company (under 50 employees)

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

Ministry of federal small and medium enterprise agency

Website of Legally Registered Entity

www.mahederfoods.com

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • 3-10 years

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Addis Abeba

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Ethiopia

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Area - City 530.14 km² (204.7 sq mi) - Land 530.14 km² (204.7 sq mi) Elevation 2,355 m (7,726 ft) Population (2019) - City 112560000

What country is your selected Place located in?

Ethiopia

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

Addis Ababa is the capital city of Ethiopia and the African Union and is often called the "African Capital" due to its historical, diplomatic, and political significance for the continent my company work in this city with 7 years and city has differnt tyep of poples and they have demand packed foods and the city also main destitution center for all Ethiopian city's

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

Perhaps the highest praise one can direct at this chaotic, contradictory and compelling city is this: Addis Ababa does feel exactly as the Ethiopia capital should feel -- singularly and unmistakably Ethiopian,Eating Ethiopian-style means rethinking many things you might assume about eating. That's because the foundation of almost every meal in Ethiopia is injera, a one-of-a-kind pancake of near-universal proportions. At seemingly every turn, plates, bowls and even utensils are replaced by injera. Atop its rubbery surface sit delicious multicoloured mounds of spicy meat stews, tasty vegetable curries and even cubes of raw beef. Other staples that are ever-present on most menus are the much-heralded wat (stew), kitfo (mince meat) and tere sega (raw meat).It is temperate on the plateau and hot in the lowlands. The country lies wholly within the tropics, but its nearness to the equator is counterbalanced by the elevation of the land. At Addis Ababa, which ranges from 2,200 to 2,600 m (7,218 to 8,530 ft), maximum temperature is 26 °C (78.8 °F) and minimum 4 °C (39.2 °F).it has multi-cultural and multi-ethnic country,different langues and culture

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

112560000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

For future my vision works and we can secured food I believe by creating food processing company and proper storage my vision is big and very helpful for food wastage let I tell you detail we can reducing food wastage we will create small food processors in farm area it means we make agreement with farmers contact farming and we create small processing within in that area or farmers family members then we give training and provide proper storage system depend on product type then they processed first round by receiving direct with farm and farmers without any waste of product in regarding transportation or storage they clean dry and some process depend on product characters then we create platform or market with big food processing companies to receive their product we develop tractability for market and we reduce wastage , secured food ,creating job ,creating system ,good nutritional food and more Environmentally its safe because we use that wastage in the farm for fertilizers because we process first round around farm area, diets we can get good food for individuals or big plants we almost solve first round processing and keep in proper storage before market ,in technology we use simple technology we use dryer and cooler , in policy no problem because our county main agenda are agriculture , in economy it makes big contribution by reducing food wastage and create many youth women farmers family around their village they love it work with their families’ culturally not affect our culture

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

The major my vision will address food wastage and maintain food security the challang was food insecure

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

Our farmers not that much beneficiaries from the farms specially in harvesting time because of luck of market price and that time every farmers sell in low cost plus perishable foods also will be wast because of short of processing company and then our society pay high price after that season

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

my vision is to develop and up scale food manufacturing to support food wastage

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

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Hi Maheder Food  - welcome to the Food System Vision Prize Community!

Thank you for submitting your vision for reducing food waste in Ethiopia.

I noticed that many of the answers in your submission are quite short. I would recommend taking a look at the Food Vision Prize Toolkit and updating your application before the deadline on January 31st. The Toolkit has a lot of information, activities, and guidelines and can help you refine your Vision and make it more systemic, human-centered and well informed for the future. Here is the link to the Prize Toolkit: http://bit.ly/2X4ZxQk

A few other questions and suggestions that might help to guide and strengthen your vision:
- For the section on your Vision - what will the food system look like in 2050? Especially if you achieve your solution of scaling food manufacturing and reducing waste, how will that impact the future trajectory of the food system? Tell us the story of how you imagine the future!
- How does the issue of reducing food waste systemically to the 6 issue areas of the prize: environment, diets, technology, policy, economics and culture?

Look forward to seeing your Vision evolve through the deadline on January 31st.
Cortney

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For future my vision works and we can secured food I believe by creating food processing company and proper storage my vision is big and very helpful for food wastage let I tell you detail we can reducing food wastage we will create small food processors in farm area it means we make agreement with farmers contact farming and we create small processing within in that area or farmers family members then we give training and provide proper storage system depend on product type then they processed first round by receiving direct with farm and farmers without any waste of product in regarding transportation or storage they clean dry and some process depend on product characters then we create platform or market with big food processing companies to receive their product we develop tractability for market and we reduce wastage , secured food ,creating job ,creating system ,good nutritional food and more
Environmentally its safe because we use that wastage in the farm for fertilizers because we process first round around farm area, diets we can get good food for individuals or big plants we almost solve first round processing and keep in proper storage before market ,in technology we use simple technology we use dryer and cooler , in policy no problem because our county main agenda are agriculture , in economy it makes big contribution by reducing food wastage and create many youth women farmers family around their village they love it work with their families’ culturally not affect our culture

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