Case Studies

  • EM for Sustainable Society

    EM for Sustainable Society

    Colombia

    There is a city called Cajica in Colombia where environmental problems became serious which they believe stem from precarious community-management of household wastes. The city’s catholic organization called FUNDASES decided to improve the situation with 55000 residents in the city. Through their educational programs and training, children and adults learned how to make wastes compost with EM Technology for soil conditioning.
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  • Kibera Changed with EM Technology

    Kibera Changed with EM Technology

    Kenya

    The Kibera slum, the largest slum in East Africa, is in Kenya where a million people stay without well-established infrastructure(e.g., no tap water, poorly conditioned toilets). To improve the environment, a group of organizations and the Kenya government established a joint venture to improve the sanitation with EM Technology while creating jobs for those who seek. more

  • Students Give Back to the Community with EM

    Students Give Back to the Community with EM

    New Zealand

    Students at University of Canterbury, New Zealand decided to recycle the food waste for compost in 2010. The recycling process was set up from putting the food wastes into wheelie bins to fermenting the mixture of the wastes and EM Bokashi to using for soil treatment.
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  • Compost Tea Grows Olive

    Compost Tea Grows Olive

    Spain

    Driving to the west… far away from Madrid Spain, Mr. Julio’s olive farm spurs the travelers to have an afternoon break. The farm owner grows 2000-3000 olive trees surrounded by a unique array of herbs such as rosemary and lavender. This partially contributes to the quality and taste of his olive oil ‘Ecolibor’. Another factor, which is very unique in farming, is spraying EM-treated compost tea on olive trees. more

  • Agri-eco Tourism with EM

    Agri-eco Tourism with EM

    Philippines

    Costales family runs a farm growing food and farming in- and out of water in south of Manila, Philippines. Their style is nature farming, which was awarded by the president in 2012. Farming was not the only business of theirs. They hold workshops to spread EM Technology use in the neighborhood.
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  • EM Coated Farm

    EM Coated Farm

    Vietnam

    ''Popular Pigs Grown in EM-Treated Environment''

    Mr. Thang’s farm has been featured on TV for its growing quality pigs and chickens. The secret is that EM Technology is used throughout the farming process such as EM-embedded feed and –treated feed. This not only improved the quality but cost, too. Today Mr. Thang has applied the same EM Technology in growing vegetables. more

  • EM philosophy in Soybean Stubble

    EM philosophy in Soybean Stubble

    Uruguay

    This paper explains EM application in a large-scale soybean farm and lists the effects. It shows a cost-performance per ha to apply EM Technology in soybean farming. The effects (e.g., improving the soil, preventing the seed from having pathogens) are included many enough to support the value of applying the technology. more

  • EM Makes Fine Tomatoes Sale

    EM Makes Fine Tomatoes Sale

    Paraguay

    Imagine a 50m x50m farm full of tomatoes and all of them were affected by bacterial spot. EM would be one of your options to improve the situation. As a matter of fact, at a tomato farm in Paraguay, EM was used for the same issue. more

  • Leaf Vegetables Immune To Disease

    Leaf Vegetables Immune To Disease

    Brazil

    Is it possible to grow healthy vegetables without insecticide? Here is a good example from Brazil where EM has been applied to make it happen, using hydroponics system. Key is the use of Activated EM・1. How to use it effectively is summarized in the following:
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  • Largest Tomato Grower

    Largest Tomato Grower

    South Africa

    ZZ2 is well known as the largest tomato grower in South Africa. Their mass production has been more fruitful since 2002 when they started using EM in farming. For instance, their apple production has been better, increasing calcium content of fruit by 30%. On top of that, they have not been infected. more

  • My Life is Organic Farming

    My Life is Organic Farming

    Thailand

    A man called Mr. Oga had a dream of promoting organic farming in Thailand. He started using EM since 1999, and today he has been training many farmers to start organic farming in Thailand. His base is Harmony Life Organic Farm. more

  • Fungus Diseases in Banana Vanished

    Fungus Diseases in Banana Vanished

    Costa Rica

    Costa Rica has shifted its agenda toward farming from massive production with chemical fertilizer to eco-friendly production. Following the direction, EARTH University has started using EM instead of chemical materials in their farming since 2000. The effects are positive, especially convincing for controlling Black Sigatoka fungus disease in bananas and plantains. more