Hydroponics: A Solution for Suburban Farmers

Vietnam needs to replace unsafe and unproductive farming practices which pollute the environment and damage people’s health. Hydroponics may be part of the solution.Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a nutrient-rich water-based environment. It has many...

Evaluation Shows Biogas Effort Hampered by Pork Price Crisis

Besides monitoring the impact of our work while it is going on, we also do a thorough evaluation at the end of every phase to see what went right, what could be improved, and how to move forward. Recently, we evaluated our biogas work from February 2014 to February...

Pig Raising Households Face Severe Losses

Market price instability is one of the biggest challenges with the animal husbandry industry in Vietnam. Whether raising animals as a household or as part of a larger farming model, most animal raising households understand that price fluctuations are an...

Reducing Pesticide Harm While Encouraging Farmers to Go Organic

Pesticides can help limit crop damage caused by pests thus improving profitability for farmers. Many farmers, however, are not clear on their proper use or harmful effects. YWAM is trying to encourage farmers to move towards organic methods of farming but in the mean...

Raising Worms for Income Generation and Environmental Protection

Currently, the livestock industry in Vietnam discharges about vast amounts of solid waste per day. One of the most effective solutions for treating this waste uses worms with the scientific name Perionyx Excavates. They are capable of handling solid waste in livestock...

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