Try Drying It!: Case Studies in the Dissemination of Tray Drying Technology

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Intermediate Technology Publications, 1991 - Canning and preserving - 63 pages
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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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Contents

CASE STUDIES
10
PROSPECTS FOR THE 1990s
31
THE ECONOMICS OF SMALLSCALE
41
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About the author (1991)

Barrie Axtell worked in the UK food industry for over 10 years, and then joined the British Overseas Development Program. He then spent 4 years in the Eastern Caribbean as an advisor in food processing, followed by 3 years in Guatemala teaching and developing small scale drying systems. In 1981, he joined ITDG to start its agroprocessing program and travelled extensively to developing projects in Asia and Latin America. His particular areas of interest are drying, packaging and fruit processing. After 10 years as Senior Technical Manager with ITDG he became a private consultant providing technical consultancy inputs to agencies such as FAO, ILO, UNIFEM and ITDG.

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