Sunday, August 15, 2004

From waste to wealth

From waste to wealth
Originally uploaded by Firlatot.
These village women show off the various products that they have made out of coconut fiber from waste coconut husks that are traditionally burned or left to rot - a livelihood project of Sustainable Rural Enterprise, Aklan, Philippines. The nets and mats are used for soil erosion control on hillsides, riverbanks, and mangroves, and to restore badly degraded soil in forests and mining sites.


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