Keeping Rural Harvests Cool: India Pilots Solution to Food Loss and Waste

The wastage and loss of food is worsening several related crises in all countries – health, economic, climate, and biodiversity. In India, the problem could be alleviated through a more effective cold chain. A pilot project in Tamil Nadu will test a zero-carbon packhouse with refrigerated transport, using the Producer-Owner business model – an emerging best practice in India – to boost farmer income through profit-sharing.