1. 2011-07-20 We share many ideas in EDN for agricultural techniques that can increase crop production. Higher production translates into more food and potentially more income; this is very important, especially for farmers whose livelihood comes from a small piece of land.Another way to increase food supply...
  2. While fulfilling the food demand of an increasing population remains a major global concern, more than one-third of food is lost or wasted in postharvest operations. Reducing the postharvest losses, especially in developing countries, could be a sustainable solution to increase food availability,...
  3. The POSTCOSECHA program was developed by SDC in the 1980ies in Honduras and scaled up to Central Amercia. The program ended in 2003, but its post-harvest strategy keeps flourishing today. The main technology element of the POSTCOSECHA program are locally produced metal silos to protect and store...
  4. 2015-07-16 Video demonstrating step by step how to build a metal silo for grain storage and describing its use and impact on food security in Central America FAO-LAC with the support of Swiss Cooperation and Ministry of Natural Resource Honduras present in this video the technology of the household metallic...
  5. 2015-07-16 FAO-LAC with the support of Swiss Cooperation and Ministry of Natural Resource Honduras present in this video the technology of the household metallic silos to prevent postharvest losses and its impact on food security in Central America. Likewise the use of this technology and describe step by...
  6. 2015-07-16 FAO-LAC with the support of Swiss Cooperation and Ministry of Natural Resource Honduras present in this video the technology of the household metallic silos to prevent postharvest losses and its impact on food security in Central America. Likewise the use of this technology and describe step by...
  7. 2015-07-16 FAO-LAC with the support of Swiss Cooperation and Ministry of Natural Resource Honduras present in this video the technology of the household metallic silos to prevent postharvest losses and its impact on food security in Central America. Likewise the use of this technology and describe step by...
  8. 2015-07-16 FAO-LAC with the support of Swiss Cooperation and Ministry of Natural Resource Honduras present in this video the technology of the household metallic silos to prevent postharvest losses and its impact on food security in Central America. Likewise the use of this technology and describe step by...
  9. More than 30 years ago, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) started a post-harvest programme in Central America named “Postcosecha”. The significant impact that was still evident long after the project end also continues to exist after the cessation of external support. The...
  10. 2005-01-20 When you are gathering all the tools and materials you need to build the first silo, you may not find everything on the list. Be resourceful. If you can’t find certain tools, ask the hardware dealer to help you. Maybe something else will work. Ask other metal workers or jewellers for advice about...