1. Manual oil extraction from peanuts or other soft oil-seeds can be a viable enterprise for small businesses. This book describes small-scale processes of oil-extraction for possible use in rural areas, as well as ways to market and distribute the oilcake.
  2. Covers the the most common processing techniques for the major root crops including potato, cassava, sweet potato, yam and other edible aroid crops. Includes sections on basic food science principles, small-scale processing methods and case studies.
  3. Appropriate Food Packaging is a compendium of packaging materials and cost-effective methods that can be applied at a small to medium scale in developing countries. This book helps manufacturers to face the challenges that improving their packaging systems present, including assessing whether...
  4. The Nutrition Handbook for Community Workers in the Tropics contains important information on discovering a community's food and nutrition situation; working with people in the community; nutrition education; principles of good nutrition; selecting, storing and using foods carefully; preventing...
  5. Spinning: a Handbook describes the basic principles and processes of spinning as they apply to small-scale operations, supplemented by methods of testing spun yearn quality; descriptions of the different types of small-scale spinning machines; how to plan a small-scale production-and where to go...
  6. This technical memorandum, which has been prepared jointly by the ILO and UNIDO, is part of a series of publications on manufacturing technologies. The object of the series is to acquaint small-scale producers with alternative production techniques for specific products and processes, so as to...
  7. This technical memorandum on maize miling represents a classical example of the choice of food processing technology. The issues raised relate to a wide range of factors which determine technological choice. These factors include the nutritional content of various qualities of maize meal, the...
  8. Traditional milling is a time-consuming and laborious task for rural women, and there is a great need to mechanize this operation. However, traditional milling practices have many nutritional advantages for children and women which are not associated with the new milling techniques and instead of...
  9. The Symposium brought together keekeeping experts involved with development, other development practitioners and social scientists. By involving people from these different fields it was possible to examine the processes involved with helping people to strenthen livelihoods by means of...
  10. This publication was a result of a review of microbial processes with promise for wider use in the developing world. Subpanels selected a small number of examples of microbial processes that met either of the following criteria: the process can be beneficially employed in developing countries or...