Rural Distribution Plays An Important Role In Safely Preserving Grain

“This is the first year I’m not buying chemicals to store my grain,” Baraka Nurie, the mother of three small children, revealed to Jordan Dey, GrainPro® VP for Food Security, during a visit on February in Ethiopia’s Gurage Region. What gives? A new rural distribution strategy initiated in January 2017 by …

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Solar Bubble Dryer Arrives In East Africa

NAIROBI, KENYA – A new project in East Africa introduced smallholder farmers to the GrainPro®Solar Bubble Dryer™ (SBD) — a state-of-the-art drying solution that protects commodities against sudden rains while it dries. The project – Making Value Chains Work for Food and Nutrition Security of Vulnerable Populations in East Africa – aims …

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Kenya Farmers Set To Benefit From Use Of Hermetic Storage Bags

NAIROBI, KENYA – Farmers were urged to use hermetic storage bags during the National Campaign on Hermetic Storage Technology Road Show. The event, a collaboration between the Ministry of Agriculture, USAID’s Kenya Agricultural Value Chain Enterprises (KAVES), and the Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organization (KALRO), promoted hermetic technology use …

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Giz Unveiled First Solar Bubble Dryer™ In Ghana

Accra, Ghana – Germany’s Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a government organization specializing in international development and poverty reduction, introduced the first GrainPro® Solar Bubble Dryer™ 50 to farmers to address problems of contaminations and re-wetting caused by drying along mud roads on December 21, 2015. During traditional drying, maize …

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