Sudan: Affordable solutions reduce food losses and increase income

“I can now store food for longer and sell any surplus at the local market when prices are high.”

Hermetic (airtight) bags for the effective storage of grains and pulses are issued to farmers in Nyala in South Darfur. Photo: WFP/Mohamed Elamin
Hermetic bags, silos and tarpaulins are simple and affordable technologies which can help farmers like Mohamed (R) to effectively harvest, dry, and store their crops and reduce food losses. Photos: WFP/Mohamed Elamin (L), Alessandro Abbonizio (C)
An estimated 30 percent of food in Sub-Saharan Africa is lost annually to due to poor harvesting techniques. Hermetic bags are an affordable solution for farmers to effectively store crops. Photo: WFP/Mohamed Elamin

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