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Madagascar: Madacompost awarded by the international price convergence

Madagascar: Madacompost awarded by the international price convergence
The Malagasy local business and Madacompost Gevalor, French Orleans association specializing in the treatment and recycling of municipal waste, producing compost from household organic waste from the landfill of the city of Mahajanga in the northwest the Big Island, were awarded in late September by the international price Convergences in partnership with the European Commission and the City of Paris.

The Convergences prize of 7,000 euros, aims to promote sustainable economic, social and environmental countries affected by poverty and pays tribute to the solidarity projects outside the European Union.

Then used as a natural fertilizer by farmers, composts company Madapost thus attracted by the originality of the concept of sustainability with

7,000 tons of waste sorted on a hectare per one hundred employees at the dumping of Mangatokana Mahajanga .

Each year, the hard work resulted in the production of 1,400 tons of compost, hundreds of square meters of paving stones, alternative fuels and nitrogen fertilizers.

Treatment of organic matter - 80% of the waste - removes any risk of emissions of methane, powerful vector of climate change, according to the newspaper L'Express of Madagascar.

Antso Rajaona

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