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Drying Fruits and Vegetables Using Solar Dryers: Training Manual (Arabic)

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/CL1.CCS/2021/MANUAL.4


Country: Arab region

Publication Type: Training material

Cluster: Climate Change and Natural Resource Sustainability

Focus Area: Climate change, Natural resource sustainability

Initiatives: Arab Forum for Sustainable Development

SDGs: Agenda 2030, Goal 13: Climate Action, Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Keywords: Agriculture, Green economy, Green revolution, Arab countries, Agricultural training

Drying Fruits and Vegetables Using Solar Dryers: Training Manual

May 2022

This manual is a tool used by trainers to train small farmers, and manufacturers, as well as agricultural cooperatives, on drying fruits and vegetables using solar dryers. It aims to enhance beneficiaries’ production capacity, increase their income, reduce food waste and loss, and sustain natural resources in their environment.

This guide provides trainers with basic technical information about drying using solar dryers. Moreover, it provides an educational methodology that includes tools, exercises, and examples. Finally, the guide suggests “assessment tools” to evaluate the comprehension of trainees. The time needed to cover all topics listed in the manual is six hours.

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