1. In developing countries agriculture is the mainstay of the economy. As such, it should be no surprise that agricultural industries and related activities can account for a considerable proportion of their output. Of the various types of activities that can be termed as agriculturally based, fruit...
  2. 20/7/2002 The three main objectives of applying postharvest technology to harvested fruits and vegetables are: to maintain quality (appearance, texture, flavor and nutritive value) to protect food safety, and to reduce losses between harvest and consumption. Effective management during the postharvest...
  3. 20/1/2008 If you are interested in starting up a business, food processing offers an excellent opportunity to generate income using locally available resources. Focusing on the establishment of such a business using fruits and vegetables, this detailed and informative manual covers topics such as: products...
  4. Recurso clave 1/1/2001 Often the biggest challenge faced by a tropical farmer is not in the production of a crop but rather in the preservation of the crop. Farmers may want to preserve a crop for future consumption or for sale at a time when the market will offer a higher price. Using a solar dehydrator is a simple,...
  5. La judía sable es una planta excelente para enriquecer el suelo ya que crece bajo condiciones muy difíciles. Sin embargo, los granos contienen toxinas que normalmente los vuelve no aptos para el consume humano. Este documento describe como germinar la judía sable para eliminar las toxinas y...
  6. 1/1/2004 Food preperation and processing are important to rural communities to ensure their food security to increase variety in peoples diets, and as a means of generating diversified income and employment . 65 pages, tables
  7. 26/4/2019 En EDN 142,enlazamos varios documentos de Feed the Future, producido con apoyo de USAID para el proyecto RAMA-BC (Actividad de Mercados Agrícolas Resilientes— Corredor de Beira). Otro documento, un poco más extenso, por Zachary Hall, describe cómo germinar, empapar y hervir Canavalia ensiformis...
  8. 6/9/2013 Small-scale food processing is important worldwide. For individual processors, it is highly accessible as a start-up business, especially for women; farmers and fishermen can readily diversify into processing to increase their incomes; and high added-value enables processors to earn an income...