Saving milk from spoilage in rural India — Article by Rahman Jamal, on The Guardian UK and talks about Cyber Physical Systems and the future of Smart Factory to Financial Times

(Note: As a leading technology thought leader, Rahman Jamal, Technology & Marketing Director for Europe at National Instruments, was covered in the Financial Times and The Guardian.
Rahman talks about Cyber Physical Systems and the future of Smart Factory in the Financial Times’ Connected Business section on IT in Design and Manufacturing.

In the Sustainable Business section of The Guardian, Rahman talks about a pressing challenge in rural India caused by the lack of refrigeration  leading to millions of tonnes of fresh produce going to waste every year. And presents a practical technology solutions to overcome this challenge).

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Rahman Jamal

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Saving milk from spoilage in rural India — Article by Rahman Jamal, Germany on The Guardian com UK

 

Saving milk from spoilage in rural India

A thermal-battery powered cooling device could help farmers in India save millions of litres of milk every year Photograph: Parivartan Sharma/REUTERS

India has the highest number of undernourished people in the world. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that figure currently stands at 217 million and more than 30% of children are born underweight.

Against this backdrop, lack of refrigeration in rural India is leading tomillions of tonnes of fresh produce going to waste every year. India is the largest producer and consumer of milk in the world; 130m tons of milk are produced annually by rural farmers in India, yet a significant proportion of this is lost.

 

Read more on The Guardian com UK

 

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Rahman talks about Cyber Physical Systems and the future of Smart Factory in the Financial Times’ Connected Business section on IT in Design and Manufacturing.

 

Read article at:

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/3f4d1e42-faf1-11e3-8959-00144feab7de.html#axzz35j8xxVqY

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