Information Processing in Agriculture

India produced about 400,000 tone of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) in fresh weight per year which was about 80% of the world’s supply of commercial turmeric. This tonnage was produced in an area of approximately 50,000 acres . The rhizomes are harvested and dried before shipment around the world. Read more

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This solar dryer is helping put food on the table in india

Without electricity to power freezers, food leftovers aren't really an option in most of India. A 26-year-old grad student had developed a low-cost technology that can prevent tons of food waste.India is one of the hungriest countries in the world—yet it wastes a huge amount of food. Read more

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Here comes a solar dryer for fruit and vegetables

Meet Vaibhav Tidke and Shital Somani. They are two young determined individuals who have won this year’s Dell Social Innovation Challenge for their project Solar Conduction Dryer. They promise that their project, which is essentially a dehydrator of fruits and vegetables powered by solar conduction Read more

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Solar Conduction Dryer (SCD)

Type de pratique Reduce Nom de la pratique Solar Conduction Dryer (SCD) Nom de l’acteur principal Science For Society Type d’acteur(s) Institution de recherche Pays India Etape de mise en œuvre Transformation Année de mise en œuvre 2013 Opérations déjà accomplies/en cours A group of Indian graduate students have come-up with a solution that addresses [...]

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