Rice farmers. Yobe Okello and Patrick are not wasting the crops’ by-products. Rather than throw away the rice by-products, the farmers have invented a new technology to reduce waste, recycle and reuse the rice wastes. Okello says that after harvest produces rice straw, rice husks, rice bran, rice germ and broken rice.
Today, rice by-products may serve as important sources of raw material that could be used as ingredients of functional food and nutraceuticals.” he explains. Currently, the farmers claim that they waste huge amounts of natural resources lathe production process and waste is discarded in favor of starting afresh.