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Fighting Food Waste in Africa with Biofuel-Run Sparky Dryer

Submitted by on January 8, 2018 – 12:47 pmNo Comment

by Helena Tavares Kennedy (Biofuels Digest)  In Uganda, engineering graduate Lawrence Okettayot is addressing food waste with his new Sparky Dryer, which is a food dehydrator that runs on biofuel from a farmer’s garden and burns with zero-carbon emissions. The dehydrator helps farmers avoid food loss and food waste due to spoilage, which is an issue in Uganda for many farmers. The dryers start at about $80 and can dehydrate 10kg of mango in two hours running on 2kg of biofuel.  READ MORE

How the sun’s rays can keep food chilled: fighting waste in Africa (The Guardian)

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