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  1. This animation explains how you can use diatomaceous earth (or DE) to store your grains effectively. DE will make your grain dryer and harder and kills insects that may attack your grain. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based program. SAWBO transforms extension...  
  2. Shea is an important product for women in the shea belt, which ranges from Senegal in West Africa to Ethiopia in East Africa. However, if the raw shea nuts are not properly processed then the resultant stored nuts and derived products are of poorer quality. The following animation demonstrates...  
  3. Shea butter is an ivory colored or yellowish fat that is extracted from nuts of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa), which is found in West Africa. Shea butter is used in cosmetics including moisturizer as well as foods such as chocolate. Additionally, it has been used in medicinal ointments....  
  4. Common beans are an important source of food and income for farmers and families. By improving your bean planting and cultivation practices you can have more beans to eat and sell. This animation shows you steps you can take to improve your bean production. This is a variant version focusing on...  
  5. In collaboration with the Global Youth Groove Band (GYGB), SAWBO is proud to present the Jerrycan Bean Storage Music Video. This song was written and recorded in Kenya by GYGB, and contains a mix of English and Swahili lyrics. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based...  
  6. This animation explains how to avoid insect damage when storing beans after harvest using the jerrycan method. Beans can be stored in an airtight jerrycan for long periods of time safely. The jerrycan being used must be completely clean and free of any contaminants. It can never have been used...  
  7. This animation explains how to transport grains using best practices for bag transportation. It deals with how to prepare the truck beds and the use of tarps to minimize postharvest losses during transportation of the grain. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based...  
  8. This video explains how to dry grains after harvest by using the High Velocity Solar Grain Dryer. Drying grain is important because it reduces the chance for mold growth in the grain, which will increase its storage life as well as ensuring that it will sell at a higher price. Instructions on how...  
  9. This animation explains the best practices for bag storage of grain using a bag stacking technique. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based program. SAWBO transforms extension information on relevant topics such as agriculture, disease and women's empowerment, into 2D,...  
  10. This animation explains how to transport grains using best practices for bulk transportation. It deals with how to prepare the truck beds and the use of tarps to minimize postharvest losses during transportation of the grain. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based...