Green energy assists rural farmers stem post harvest losses

Grain farmers in rural areas buffeted by rising cost and uneven distribution of electricity which has made it hard for them to access electricity powered storage facilities now have a reason to smile thanks to the introduction of green energy powered mini silos.

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Julius Omondi for Farmbizafrica

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