We know Vetiver’s capable of stopping erosion and cholera from spreading by keeping fecal matter behind hedgerows. Terraces created behind the hedgerows compost dirt with microorganisms that kill cholera in matter of hours keeping it from getting into more water supplies.
Watch a video on Vetiver here: http://haitireconstruction.ning.com/
Haiti Reconstruction International combats land desertification with Vetiver grass hedgerows.
Our programs let farmers use their mountainside land. We teach them to restore soil fertility, produce more food, and conserve their land for their children’s children!
Our Tlud stoves eliminate the need of charcoal so farmers will not need to cut down the trees!
A video is available for this aspect also.