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Cote d'Ivoire: Roméo at the school of earthworms

Duration : 9min 25sec | Posted : 06/29/2016 | Channel : Green Jobs
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Roméo DOU, 37 years, microbiologist, uses earthworms to produce natural and eco-friendly fertilizers from cocoa residues.
 
Believing in an ideal, notably an agriculture which is eco-friendly, and succeeding to make a it business that is profitable. This is the exploit of Roméo Dou, young Ivorian of 37 years. He uses earthworms to produce 100% organic fertilizer made from cocoa residues that he sells to smallholder cocoa producers.

Most of these farmers had never used fertilizers before in their field. For Roméo, this is the main motivation to go even far.