Safi Sarvi is a fertilizer product that is developed from rice husks that would otherwise go waste.
Safi Sarvi is an organic fertilizer product that is made from rice husk waste which normal end up in landfills. The rice husk waste is carbonized and provided the necessary conditions for the growth of beneficial microorganisms. The fertilizer product reduces soil acidity and helps farmers to achieve up to 30% increase in crop yield.
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Local farmers in Kenya in need of fertilizer.
The fertilizer is manufactured in Nyandarua County, Kenya using rice husk waste. The area produces a lot of rice husk waste which many times end up in landfills. Safi Organics seeks to reduce this loss by converting the rice husk waste into fertilizer for use on the farms.
Users can obtain the product directly from Safi Organics
As of July 2020, the company has distributed about 20,000 bags.Interview with Manufacturer in 2020
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Safi Sarvi is a carbon-negative organic fertilizer locally produced in Kenya by Safi Organics. The fertilizer is made using rice husk waste. The rice husk waste is carbonized and heaped for a period of time to allow for the growth of beneficial microorganisms. It is then mixed with a special formula, blended and packaged ready to be used on farms. Safi Organics set out to use rice husks to help reduce the environmental imprint it leaves as Kenya produces a lot of rice husks, which go waste.
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The product is designed to improve crop yield by up to 30%, reduce water usage and reduce rice husk waste.
The efficacy of the fertilizer has been evaluated by the Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)Interview with Manufacturer in 2020
The Kenyan Bureau of Standards has tested the fertilizer for its nutrient content and the efficacy has also been tested by KALROInterview with Manufacturer in 2020
No known safety hazards are related to this product
Ahmed, R. R., and Abdulla, A. I., 2018, Recycling of Food Waste to Produce the Plant Fertilizer. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(4.37), pp. 173-178.
Idowu, I., Li, L., Flora, J. R., Pellechia, P. J., Darko, S. A., Ro, K. S., and Berge, N. D., 2017, Hydrothermal carbonization of food waste for nutrient recovery and reuse. Waste Management, 69, pp. 480-491.
The product complies with the regulations of the Kenyan Bureau of StandardsInterview with Manufacturer in 2020
The nutrient content of the fertilizer has been evaluated and certified by the Kenyan Bureau of Standards and the efficacy has also been tested by KALROInterview with Manufacturer in 2020
Safi Organics aims to expand its operations beyond Kenya to other countries
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