Mohammed Mukanda was among the top 25 innovators in the East Africa Postharvest Technology Competition 2017.
Technology : Sokosolar
Sokosolar is a modern Kiosk that has a solar panel, refrigeration system and power storage system aimed at providing cold storage for fruits and vegetables to minimize food loss and increase shelf life.
Impact : Introduced in 2016, the technology is still at idea stage. Its anticipated impact is minimized food waste, increased revenue and nutrition security. The Sokosolar gives farmers an opportunity to tap on free energy to store and maintain quality produce.