NEWS ARCHIVE – ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION

Prospering Despite the Pandemic

Prospering Despite the Pandemic

Demand for safe, high-quality vegetables is increasing along with their market price. The suburban farmers involved in YWAM Mercy’s safe-farming model benefit from their strategic location which is close enough to city so pandemic regulations still allow them to bring...

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Hydroponics: A Solution for Suburban Farmers

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...

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Pig Raising Households Face Severe Losses

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...

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Mr. Xiem Is Building a Biogas Unit

Mr. Xiem Is Building a Biogas Unit

Mr. Xiem plans to raise 50 pigs in the near future so borrowed to build a 23 cubic-meter biogas digester. This investment will help him decrease the cost of cooking fuel, provide clean and safe fertiliser for his tea plantation, and especially, to avoid pollution. Mr...

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Mr Chien Is Building a Second Biogas Unit

Mr Chien Is Building a Second Biogas Unit

Mr. Chien raises 1000 chickens and was one of the pioneers in building biogas digesters in his community. At that time, he built a small 10-cubic-meter digester. Intending to expand his livestock production scale, he decided to borrow money from the project to build...

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