Try Drying It!: Case Studies in the Dissemination of Tray Drying Technology
Intermediate Technology Publications, 1991 - Canning and preserving - 63 pages
Shows how improving on the traditional techniques of drying by sun
and air can provide income-generating activitiesfor groups in the developing world. Examples from Peru, Colombia and Bangladesh; with detailed technical appendices.
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