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Universal Nut Sheller
Every year, in Africa alone, women spend about 4 billion hours shelling peanuts by hand . For many of the poorest families, peanuts are the only protein they can afford. For many they a crop of choice to take to market, but they have little value in the shell. And a sun-dried, unroasted peanut in the shell is much tougher than the...
|The Full Belly Project|
Biochar Production and Application
Biochar is the charcoal applied to the soil along with other amendments to enhance the fertility of the soils. Terra Preta is more than 5000 years practice in parts of Amazon basin until the Europeans arrived. Along with charcoal the rural trash consisting of pottery shards, fish bones, compost, etc. was added to the less fertile acidic...
|Geoecology Energy Organisation [GEO]|
Bicycle Powered Maize Sheller
A corn shelling machine which can attach to most bicycles on the rear wheel. Shelling action is performed by pedaling the bicycle. The machine can shell up to 15 90kg sacks of corn a day. The machine can be attached and removed from the bicycle easily and does not impede its normal function when attached allowing for easy transport. The...
|Global Cycle Solutions|