DaDtco | Cassava Processor

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sun Dec 23 2012, 06:00:00

From How We made it in Africa:

Cassava is one of the most widely grown crops in Africa, planted largely by subsistence farmers. However, the root crop, which looks like a large sweet potato, hasn't been a great commercial success. One of the reasons for this is because around 70% of the root consists of water, which makes it uneconomic to transport over great distances. While the cassava root can stay in the ground for many years, once it is harvested, it needs to be processed very quickly before it goes bad. Enter DaDtco:

Autonomous Mobile Processing Units in action

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