Country: BhutanFocus: Food ProcessingPartner: Mountain Hazelnuts VenturePost-Extreme Lab: Social E LabStatus: Handed to PartnerYear: 2015

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Partner: Mountain Hazelnuts Venture

d.hydrate provides a solution for rural farmers in Bhutan to protect their hazelnut crops from mold. Designed for sloped, mountainside fields and rooftops, d.hydrate is a solar drying crate that optimizes airflow and solar radiation to efficiently dry harvested hazelnuts, even during Bhutan’s monsoon season. At roughly $5 per unit, d.hydrate enables a critical step in the hazelnut harvesting process, helping families gain a long-term, dependable source of additional income from a new cash crop. Please contact us at d.hydrate@gmail.com.