Soil fertility improvement via composting

This is a small grant award targeting households that are headed by women, capacitating them about natural ways of food production that will decrease poverty levels while ensuring that the ecological processes in uMsunduzi area are functioning without chemical and fertilizer interference. The project hopes to transfer good farming practices. This project will contribute to safe food production methods that are not harmful to their lives or the natural environment.

Project title Natural ways of improving soil fertility for homestead food production (composting and manure utilization) and women capacity development.
SD 2 Expand conservation areas and improve land use in 19 key biodiversity areas through innovative approaches that sustain biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Grant amount $7,359
Grant Term 01/05/12 – 31/10/12
Grantee Masifukulane Support Group
Contact details Masifukulane[at]
Project document Final report, English (PDF – 1.1 MB)