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Worm farms in India and South Africa - Resources

Hello there,I am always asking for info on this forum - but I thought I would add some this time. I did a market analysis on worm farms in India and South Africa - basically looking at if worm supply…Continue

Started Jul 10, 2017

Help with Wild Worm ID in Ethiopia
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Hello again, I am trying to identify some worms I found close to Gamella in Ethiopia. It is a part of an ongoing project and I am trying to find native composting worms here:Worm 1 was found about 1…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claire Furlong Oct 9, 2016.

Calling vermicomposters in Rwanda .....

Hi there does anyone know of any vermicomposters or worm farmers in Rwanda? I am trying to contact some. Continue

Started Nov 17, 2014

Help to ID Worms from Burma/Myanmar
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Claire Furlong Oct 20, 2016.


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Profile Information

When did you start composting with worms?
May 1, 2011
How were you introduced to vermicomposting?
Through research - I am really interested in worm based sanitation
What do your worms like to eat?
human waste and waste from anaerobic digestors
What kinds of worms do you have?
e. fetida, red tiger worm
What worm bins do you use?
A brick 16m2 system based on an Indian design
How many pounds of garbage do your worms recycle each week?
They are proabably up to about 10 kg a day, but this will change when we start feeding them properly
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About Me:
My present passion is worm based technologies and incorporating them into development.

I have been working on worm based sanitation systems for about two years now. We are hoping to get an USAID grant to trial our system in Ethiopia, Uganda and India.

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My first worm based sanitation paper...

Here is copy of my first worm based sanitation paper, please message me if you are interested. C 

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Anyone working with worms in Pakistan

Hi guys,

I am off on my travels again. I am going to set up a worm based sanitation system in a school in Pakistan. I have no idea what the worm situation is like out there. Any advice or connects most welcome.


Posted on June 13, 2013 at 8:05am — 4 Comments

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