Socio Economic and Environmental Benefits of Biogas Slurry

Yalemtsehay Debebe


This study was conducted in Sebeta Hawas Woreda with the objective of assessing socio-economic feasibility and environmental contribution of bio-slurry.  The questionnaire survey was conducted to obtain information on the family size, number of cattle, type of  fertilizer used, the amount of money saved by biogas using households when replacing chemical fertilizer with bio-slurry, bio-slurry storage and management, household yield increment and perception of soil fertility improvement by using  bio-slurry as organic fertilizer. Bio-slurry is environment friendly as mentioned by 92 % respondents and 80.8 percent of the bio-slurry users save 1000-2000 ETB per year and 19.2% save 2000-3000 ETB per year.

Keywords: bio-slurry, fertilizer, environment

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