Tag: Efficienct for Access

Solar Powered Cold Store Innovation with EcoLife Foods

Access to electricity is very low in Uganda, with rural areas having electrification rates of around 18%. Around 70% of the working population work in agriculture. Post-harvest food loss compromises food security, farmers’ livelihoods and the environment. Cold storage can significantly reduce post-harvest losses, enabling farmers to keep produce for longer, aggregate together, and improve …

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Low-cost Efficient Rural Cold Storage in Uganda

SVRG carried out this project jointly with our partner in Uganda, social enterprise EcoLife Foods, based in Matugga, north of Kampala. This project was funded by the Efficiency for Access Coalition. Together with our partners in Uganda, Ecolife Foods, we have worked to develop and test improvements to a low-cost, local-technology-driven cold storage solution. The …

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