Helping People Help Themselves
Therefore, the country is ideal for the project offering a possibility to
“helping people help themselves”
After long discussions our small farmers were convinced about the advantages a conversion of the plantations from mono cultures to mixed cultivation would bring. Not only does such a conversion contribute to the protection of soil and resources. By marketing of fruits, vegetable and spices grown between the coconut trees, the farmers can also earn an additional income. At the same time, MAL in cooperation with experts developed methods to limit the alkalinity of the soil by applying natural fertilizers to coconut plantations.