aflastop hermetic storage

Hermetic Storage: Overview Brief

In the fight against aflatoxin contamination and its devastating effects on human health and food security, storage is a critical …

EasyDry M500 Portable Maize Dryer: A Drying Solution for Smallholder Farmers

EasyDry M500 Portable Maize Dryer: Key Operational Features

EasyDry M500 Portable Maize Dryer: Key Fabrication Details

EasyDry M500 Analysis of Commercialization Viability

EasyDry M500: The Portable Maize Dryer, Analysis of Commercialization Viability

This analysis reviews the economics of the EasyDry M500 in conjunction with market pricing and demand factors in order to …

AflaSTOP 2015 Annual Report

AflaSTOP 2015 Annual Report

AflaSTOP aims to develop and commercialize technologies for post-harvest storage and drying of staple grains to help prevent and control …

AflaSTOP Sourcebook cover

Grain Drying Sourcebook

This sourcebook supported AflaSTOP’s activities to identify and design a viable drying technology for smallholder farmers. It was the first …

Assembly, Operation and Maintenance of the Portable Shallow-Bed Batch Maize Dryer

The dryer is a portable, on-farm drying solution that enables smallholder farmers to dry their maize down post-harvest to the …

aflastop First farmer Survey

Smallholder Farmers’ Attitudes on Improved Storage Based on Exposure to New Technology and Information

This report explores the baseline attitudes and practices of smallholder farmers participating in AflaSTOP’s storage device testing. The data from …

AflaSTOP Research Methodology

Definition of terms Detailed description of a systematic and practical experimental design including two rounds of testing Development and assessment …