December 13, 2017

Nepalese farmers go organic with human waste

Nepalese farmers go organic with human waste.. NAIJA INVEST

Rather than flush it down the toilet, the 47-year-old Nepalese farmer collects it to spray on his crops. “It’s three times better than chemical fertilizers,” he said, referring to yield of his fruit and vegetable crops after using human fertilizer compared to more conventional methods. As he walked across his 27,000 square feet of land in Siddhipur Village Development Committee on the outskirts of the capital Kathmandu, Maharjan said his method of fertilizing is nothing new. He described it as an “age-old tradition,” passed down from his parents, though he says the approach is now more efficient and clean. Taking…