Updated Jun 18, 2019

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Plastic crates for protection of fruits and vegetables during transport/storage

Resuable plastic crates decrease damage during packing and transportation and have good ventilation vs traditional baskets or sacks which are typically 100kgs.
Resuable plastic crates decrease damage during packing and transportation and have good ventilation vs traditional baskets or sacks which are typically 100kgs.
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Stage 5: Scaling

Focus Areas:

Post Harvest

Post HarvestSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Rwanda

RwandaSEE LESS

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Problem

Significant postharvest losses occur due to physical damage to fruits and vegetables during transport and storage

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Solution

Resuable plastic crates decrease damage during packing and transportation and have good ventilation vs traditional baskets or sacks which are typically 100kgs.

Target Beneficiaries

Smallholder farmers

Competitive Advantage

Traditional baskets or sacks do not provide adequate protection of fruits and vegetables

Milestone

Date Unknown
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
TITLEReducing postharvest losses in Rwanda
TYPEGrant
FOCUS AREAS
Food Safety and Standards and Post Harvest
Implemented InGuinea, Guatemala, Ghana and 9 more SEE ALLGuinea, Guatemala, Ghana, Cambodia, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Rwanda, Mexico, Kenya, Honduras, Zambia and Thailand SEE LESS
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Rwanda