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  1. Globally, drying is the most widely used method for preserving foods for use in the home or for sale. When drying foods such as fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs and nuts value is added by dryingand in such cases an investment in improved drying technologies may be economically viable. This...
  2. There are two main reasons for drying food: to prevent (or inhibit) the growth and activity of micro-organisms and hence preserve the food to reduce the weight and bulk of food for cheaper transport and storage. This technical brief describes some of the requirements for proper drying and...
  3. Practical Answers aims to enable access for all to the wealth of technical knowledge produced within Practical Action, and from our partners. Accessible to all freely, including last-mile development practitioners, so that the hardest-to-reach communities can change their world. We believe that...
  4. 1988-01-01 This study attempts to make suggestions on the practical implementation, management and utilisation on agroforestry-systems for school and college farms.
  5. Preservation of bamboo means: • sound management in storage, and in cutting time: cut the bamboo in the season when the starch content is low; • attention to details such as keeping the bamboo dry: • protect the bamboo from splashing rainwater (build the roof with an over-hang), • allow the...