Initiation of Production of Czech Innovative Solar Dryers in Cambodia


Project details

  • Project Implementer: Mendel University in Brno
  • Donor: Czech UNDP Challenge Fund
  • Implementation period: 2020 - 2021
  • Holistic Solutions Ltd participation: throughout the implementation period

Goal of the project

The project aimed at contribution to sustainable farming by expanding economic opportunities in rural Cambodian communities via transfer of Czech technical know-how related to the conservation of tropical fruit (mainly mango) using solar energy.


The objective of the proposed project was to promote technical education, employment and export by introducing the production of solar dryers and their use for fruit conservation in Cambodia.


Output 1: Cambodian community-based carpentry workshop produces solar dryers

Output 2: Farmers are familiar with processing fruit overproduction using solar dryers

Target Group and Beneficiaries

The target group and project beneficiaries were local community with their carpenters and adjacent farmer cooperatives.