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Photo Essay: The Story of PICS

In sub-Saharan Africa, the grain sub-sector accounts for approximately 37 percent of incomes. More than 112 million tons of grain are produced per year, and an estimated 10-20 percent is lost at a cost of $4 billion per year. Triple-layer hermetically sealed Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags hold up to 90 kilograms of grain, and households and small aggregators can use them over multiple seasons.

  • Date Published:October 2017
  • Portfolio Categories: Multimedia

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