Solar powered cold chain

InspiraFarms Cold Rooms Facility from Ministry of Environment - Rwanda via Flickr
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14 May 2021

Description of the innovative solution

Cold chain Solar energy

Perishable foods, like fruits, vegetable, and animal source foods are nutrient-dense but are spoiled easily when not stored adequately, contributing to food loss and waste and price volatility. Solar powered cold units can prevent this issue in environments where electricity supply is unreliable or limited by improving storage quality and reducing post-harvest losses.

Perishable foods, like fruits, vegetable, and animal source foods are nutrient-dense but are spoiled easily when not stored adequately, contributing to food loss and waste and price volatility. Solar powered cold units can prevent this issue in environments where electricity supply is unreliable or limited by improving storage quality and reducing post-harvest losses.

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Cold rooms reducing food waste
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