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    In Malawi, Urine Grows Crops and Wealthi
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    Lameck Masina
    March 15, 2016 5:35 PM
    In Malawi, farmers around the capital are using human urine on their crops instead of costly imported chemical fertilizers. It’s the result of an innovative local initiative that is transforming the lives of both the farmers and city residents. Lameck Masina reports for VOA from Lilongwe, Malawi.

    In Malawi, Urine Grows Crops and Wealth

    Lameck Masina

    Published March 15, 2016

    In Malawi, farmers around the capital are using human urine on their crops instead of costly imported chemical fertilizers. It’s the result of an innovative local initiative that is transforming the lives of both the farmers and city residents. Lameck Masina reports for VOA from Lilongwe, Malawi.


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    by: William Baldwin from: USA
    March 22, 2016 9:02 AM
    So in other words, you pee on the food you grow so that you don't have to buy pesticides...I know that urine on the food is unhealthy...The food has to be washed... Then when it reaches the consumer, there is always the possibility that there will be a hint of remaining piss on the food. ..Therefore, I hope this food is for local consumption and not for global consumption...