The first part of this was published last week and both episodes have been culled from a recent interview I had with Dr. Mavis Owureku-Asare, a recipient of the OWSD Early Career Fellowship, a prestigious fellowship that awards up to $50,000 to women who have completed their doctorates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) on Breakfast Daily on Citi TV.
I learned about her very ambitious research that she hopes will help solve our dependence on imported tomato paste by proposing the use of a cost-effective method to produce tomato paste locally.
Her research focuses on finding a simple and convenient solution to the processing problems by leveraging technology to reduce post-harvest losses of tomatoes.
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