Improving management of manure and bio-slurry from household biogas plants through training of extension workers and “lead farmers”
Impact area: Knowledge exchange, Awareness creation and Capacity building
Additional to the Crop-Livestock Integrated Project (CLIP) provide training for extension workers and lead farmers on the sustainable use of biodigesters, better use of biogas surpluses, and on improving management of manure/bio-slurry to reduce SLCP emissions and enhance the value of the manure/bio-slurry as a fertilizer. Also provide training for the workers that install the digesters on improved methods of handling the slurry from the biogas plants.
- Training of government extension workers, NGO technical staff and “lead farmers” in identifying appropriate biogas designs, maintaining the units and managing the slurry;
- Organizing specialized training and network meetings of extension officers.
Implementer: The CLIP program staff
Contact Regional Centre: Asaah Ndambi (A.Ndambi@cgiar.org)
> Factsheet (august 2015)