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UGANDA: Rubbish revives Mbale region | IRIN Africa

MBALE, 11 January 2011 (IRIN) – A compost-processing plant in Mbale, along the hilly slopes of the Mt. Elgon region in Uganda, is helping to boost declining crop yields through organic farming and aiding environmental conservation by cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions.

The Mbale plant, which is funded by the World Bank and managed by the Uganda National Environment Management Authority, under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), is helping to provide cheaper fertilizer – about 15 to 20 tonnes per day – to farmers.

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