Rebuilding Haiti must start from the ground up, with agricultural education
We are looking for Biochar experts and cookstove engineers to see the need for using vetiver and for Haiti Reconstrucion and Vetiver experts to see the need for biochar and cookstoves that produce it.
Latest Activity: Feb 9
Haiti needs billions of vetiver slips for hedgerows to save the land, if people see additional monitary reasons to plant it. Such as selling cooking fuel instead of making charcoal. They will be willing to plant more.
Once it is established they will realize it is producing more food as the biochar fertilizes the soil.
Biochar increases water holding capacity, nutrient retention, and creates beneficial conditions for soil microbial life thereby increasing soil quality and plant productivity.
Biochar production that can generate electricity or produce heat for cooking, boilers for manufacturing, and refrigeration through absorptive refrigeration technologies.
It effectively sequesters carbon from the atmosphere safely locking it in the soil restoring Haiti’s climate
We need experts in these fields to come together discussing best solutions using the enormaous amount of vetiver grass cuttings we should have some day.
Suggested subjects are:
Building efficient stoves & ovens for family, institutional and commercial cooking.
Boiler for commercial food processing.
Biochar from human waste under anarobic conditions to make terra preta
Any other offshoots from Vetiver Grass uses and Biochar production you can think of
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