Category Archives: Guatemala

Pedaling pods: bicycle bean thresher gets farmers to the fields then goes to work

Adam Lyman describes a machine he helped design to quickly thresh beans with pedal power.  The Michigan State University innovator explains what inspired the project, how it works and its potential impact.

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Photo story: Pictures measure nutrition

By Ali Hussain

Speech is not the only way people engage with their surroundings.  Information hard to express in words may be better communicated with photographs.

Christopher Bielecki used photography to measure people’s access to nutritious food in rural Guatemala when he was a researcher at Texas A&M University.

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