Hibiscus harvesting tool?
Does anyone have a design for or a picture of a tool for harvesting hibiscus. The sepals or whatever are tough and women can only harvest them for so long or it tears up their hands. This reduces the overall harvest and potential income.
Practical Action Sudan was working on this a few years ago which developed a small harvesting tool. My Colleague Sara Eltigani Elsharif has sent some information in the links below. The tool used is a simple rod device that is used manually. A description of which is in the documents along with details about cultivation and harvesting hibiscus.
Some of this work was done by Practical Action Sudan and Prolinnova. http://www.prolinnova.net/sudan
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