One of the project of the European union for innovation is to support the improvement of productivity and developement of sustainable agriculture in the village of Iracoubo. As part of this project, Solicaz gave a lecture and a formation about compost to farmers of this area on March 26, 2019.
G.PAUL held a training session on the revegetation of mining sites at the Agricultural School of Matiti on October 25th, 2015.
It presented Guyafix project to the students and its progress on the ground, while explaining the benefits of nitrogen-fixing plants for soil that has lost all life due to exploitation.
The session covered the following themes:
- The soil, a dynamic and living system
- Mining regulations
- The results of the Guyafix project.
Solicaz took part in the leguminous event at Matiti Agricultural High School, which brought together about 40 people, actors from the agricultural world.
The guests visited the fodder platform and the active fallow of the school before discovering the different experiments carried out by IKARE and Solicaz at the local level.
G. Paul has developed the subject of agroforestry with fixing trees. She presented the results of the planting of several Inga legume species (sweet pea) on degraded soil at depth to show the beneficial effects that nitrogen fixing trees can have in the agroforestry sector.
The topics covered were:
- The process of nitrogen fixation by legumes
- Practical case of the experimentation on a mine site on the ground degraded in depth.
- The advantages of agroforestry and the possible associations.