Grain Tools Help Women in Senegal Thrive

In sub-Saharan Africa, 20% of the annual grain harvest is lost due in part to ancient processing methods. Women and girls often spend several hours each day threshing millet with a mortar and pestle and then wind winnowing to separate the grain from the chaff. Compatible Technology International developed three a suite of three tools that capture 90% of the grain.

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Working for Peanuts – Agricultural innovations for small-scale farmers

In many underdeveloped nations, the primary form of income generation is agriculture. Often a lack of resources means that the physical labour required is highly intensive and sometimes inefficient. Large mechanical tools are expensive and may not be practical or available – but they’re not the only options. The Full Belly Project offers simple agriculture inventions as a solution.

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