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 key shortages faced by rural Indians, namely food, electricity and income. They developed a solar conduction dryer which dries-out fruits and vegetables, enabling farmers to preserve and sell the food for a higher price. This solves several problems at once since the technology reduces food spoilage, extends food shelf life and allows nutritional value retention, helping the largely agriculture-dependent
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