A team from ISD and woreda agriculture office made a visit to
Share the experience of ERSHA on vermin composting
Enhanced Rural Self Help Association (ERSHA) with the financial support of SOS
FAIM Belgium is implementing Ambo farmers’ cooperative Union Capacity
building project targeting Ambo Union and 14 primary cooperatives with the
the objective of enhancing the livelihood of the target smallholder farmers through
increasing production and creating a remunerative market for their products.
To achieve its objectives ERSHA, in 2019, has started ecologically friendly
agricultural practices through promoting Vermicomposting.
The initiative was initially started with 13 model farmers (4 female) and currently,
the number of farmers involved in Vermicompost production has reached 49 (17
female). The initiative is currently implemented in 5 kebeles namely Gosukora and
Bilo kebeles from Ambo woreda and Melka Nega, Maruf and Nega File from Toke