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Solar agritech

preserving fruits through green energy

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

solar agritech pvt. ltd.

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Farmer Co-op or Farmer Business Organization

Website of Legally Registered Entity

www.solaragritech.com

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

  • Under 1 year

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

Peshawar

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Pakistan

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

Swat

What country is your selected Place located in?

Pakistan

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

Home town

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.

agriculture , drying of fruits and vegitables

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

2200000

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

open sun drying, non hygienic, low quality and low productivity

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

drying through hybrid solar dryer, utilizing green energy will enhance both the quality and productivity of dried products, increase in income of local farmers, improve there living standards.

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.

Currently the local farmers are practicing conventional methods - open sun drying to dry different fruits. they are facing with poor quality and low productivity. The target area has a huge potential of several types of fruits and vegetables. A large amount of this potential get wasted every  due to lack of efficient post harvesting techniques, due to this issue the locals are facing finical crises. There exists a vast potential of producing dried products and generating a suitable revenue, which will rise the living standards of local farmers.  

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

Adopting the solar technology for the drying of several crops will ensure both the quality and productivity of the dried products. A huge amount of agricultural produce will be protected from being wasted. Our hybrid solar dryer is a feasible and sustainable solution to this issue. The income of the local farmers will increase by producing dried products through this Hybrid solar dryer.  

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Facebook

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Hi Asif Ali 

We’ve developed this Pocket Guide to support you through the final days of wrapping up your submission.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1o8WGMus6-V8GywWdlNwmCpk7I1fMVzcQ/view

This will give you the most important bullet points to keep in mind to successfully submit your Vision.

Go ahead, review the check-list and final words of advice before the deadline.

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