Curbing post-harvest losses using methane from anaerobic digestion of organic waste to drive the cold chain
Grant holder: Dr E van Rensburg
Institution: Stellenbosch University
Duration: 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2023
Project outline: The aim of this project is to develop cold-chain post-harvest preservation solutions to the food value chain that starts at small-hold farmers.
|»||Dissertation: Louw, CA. (2023). Feasibility assessment of biogas-fuelled refrigeration to curb spoilage in food value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa. Master’s Thesis. Stellenbosch University.|
|»||Dissertation: Wentzel, L.F. (2022). Biogas-fuelled aqua-ammonia absorption refrigeration as a means of reducing post-harvest losses in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Master’s dissertation. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University.|