To give a fillip to chilli cultivation and help farmers get a better price for the crop, for the first time in the district the Horticulture Department plans to distribute solar dryers and tarpauli

When two Nagpur-based researchers made a casual visit to a paper recycle mill in 2009, never did they imagine that the visit will turn into a unique innovation and a full-fledged project.

Dr. Panna Lal Singh, Sr. Scientist, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Nabibagh, Bhopal tells us about the solar cocoon dryer, an energy efficient and cost effective technology for the silk industry.

Adam Brett built a thriving business with the backing of a few smallholders from a war-stricken Uganda. He talks to Kay Sexton about solar drying, sales and sustainability.

A solar fruit-and-grain drying system has been developed by the Farm Machinery Institute at Islamabad, Pakistan, for better conservation of fruits and vegetables. The new drying system contains eight

A new solar dryer developed by a team of scientists headed by K K V Nair from the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Bombay, has made it easier to dry agricultural products. Unlike the

Two firms in Tamil Nadu show the way to exporting organically produced foodstuff.

Solar food dryers play an important role in the drying of agro-produce, which is an excellent way to preserve food. They are an appropriate food preservation technology for a sustainable world.

The author has been using solar dryers for food processing especially for making amla candy, for the last five years. Solar dryer is an innovative design with combined draught, natural and induced with fan.

Solar drying and cooking are a feasible proposition in most