Evaporation Cooling Tent Keeps Food For The Hungry

Evaporation Cooling Tent Keeps Food For The Hungry

The Wakati system helps farmers in developing nations keep harvests fresh longer

Jason Brick
  • 12 january 2015

Wakati is Swahili for ‘time’ and describes an often under-considered enemy in the fight against starvation.  Poor refrigeration and highways that take three to four times as long to traverse lead to more food spoilage. This translates to less food — 45% less, according to the United Nations — and more hunger than a developed nation would experience with a harvest of identical size.

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