Project Profile

Fertile Soils for Peri-Urban Agriculture in Hyderabad

Duration : June 1, 2011 - December 31, 2013
(Extended to October 31, 2014)

This project aims to provide innovative business opportunities to small-scale enterprises (including farmers) in the collection, treatment, marketing and reuse of organic waste and crop products while demonstrating the benefits of organic waste reuse in peri-urban agriculture.

Location(s): India
Project Contact: Amerasinghe, Priyanie
Donor(s): FiBL

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI