Ranaivoarison Basile or Papa Bio researches, produces and trains farmers in the production of vermicompost. Papa Bio is proud of the benefits of its organic fertilizer. The technique used by Papa Bio is different from the production of fertilizer by other producers...

The food for the worms that Papa Bio raises to produce vermicompost is wild sunflower, hay and cow dung. A foreign researcher, who came to visit his production, was surprised by the use of these feeds, but when the two exchanged, it turned out that these worm feeds are very good and efficient fertilizers. Natural NPK fertilizers are obtained from these feeds, and the ratio of their elements is high according to Papa Bio.

Papa Bio has confirmed that healthy food can be obtained from the use of the vermicompost that he produces and teaches to farmers who come to train with him. In addition, the food tastes special because this fertiliser has been produced in an entirely natural way.

The vermicompost also kills small insects that destroy crops, obtained from worms that eat the types of food mentioned above, especially wild sunflower. The experiment was a success, even the moth that destroys the maize plant died and disappeared from the fields when this fertiliser was used.

The vermicompost they use in agriculture has improved the livelihoods of the farmers who have been trained in it. Many people seek this product because it is organic. The standard of living of those who produce vermicompost has also improved. There are many trade flows. Most organic producers are now leaning towards it.

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