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A new African Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain

A new African Centre of Excellence for sustainable cooling and cold chain (ACES) based in Rwanda, will help African farmers get their produce to market quickly and efficiently, thus reducing food waste, boosting profits and creating jobs.



African farmers often lack effective ways to manage the distribution of produce after harvest and get it to market. For example, tomatoes are widely produced and consumed in Rwanda, but because of their high perishability and short shelf life, 25% of the production is lo...

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