Great news!! Youth asked by farmers to support in 2 new sustainable ventures
By Jecintha A - Managing Trustee
Distribution of 15 types of herbal plants
After 9 years, project number 6265 started in October 2010 with help from Friends of Earth all over the world through Global Giving is beginning to recognize youth as supporters of modern techniques to achieve sustainability in Agriculture.
The first instance is about the growing of Spirulina as an additive food for cows and other animals as well as fishes. This way, resource-poor small farmers can use their farmlands in a productive way and also substantiate the health of cattle which support them in sustainability in agriculture. But, youth find it difficult to start this venture which will cost them initially around 4315 USD. We told Youth that will inform friends all over the world through Global Giving
The second instance is cost-effective preparation of inputs needed for enhancing soil fertility through compost manures and for control of pests through herbal extracts. VOICE Team had started the supply of 15 different types of herbal plants for Youth to grow in their places for making enriched manures and effective pest control solutions. This may be a small venture money wise but big support for farmers fighting against climate change and decrease in returns.
VOICE Team has taken a bold decision to go forward in these 2 ventures with the strong hope that friends of earth from all over the world will support through Global Giving
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