Abosede Olawumi Mary Benedict – MAKING OF COMPOST,ORGANIC FERTILIZER & ORGANIC PESTICIDES
In Ghana, the use of synthetic fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides are on the increase. This is harmful to humans, soils, animals, the environment, and the climate. Olawumi and David founded GROW West Africa (NGO) in Ghana to teach and train farmers to engage in organic farming practices like Biointensive, Agro-ecology, permaculture and organic principles.
This grant will enable Olawumi and David to train farmers in three communities around Wenchi Municipal, Brong Ahafo Region on making compost, organic fertilizer, and organic pesticides to reduce or stop the usage of synthetic products by farmers.