|Ejo Heza representatives L to R: Bernadette, cell leader; Therese, president; Olive, coop advisor.|
These are two "time-saving" ways of doing mulching and weeding. The women report they had higher profits from coffee in 2015 after they started these methods in their experimental field in January 2015. They have a "control" field next to their experimental field and they are monitoring how well the "targeted mulch + weeds-left-on-the-ground" methods are working.
|Plot of experimental trees for the women's cooperate Ejo Heza.|
|Targeted mulching and "easy" weeding experiment.|
|A row of trees in experimental field.|
|Agronomist Gervais KAYITARE stands between two plots - the control (L) and the experiment (R).|