PEMANFAATAN LIMBAH ORGANIK BIOGAS SEBAGAI MEDIA BUDIDAYA CACING TANAH DENGAN PEMBERDAYAAN MASYARAKAT KELURAHAN KENALI ASAM BAWAH KOTA JAMBI
Utilization of household waste (organic waste) one of them with biogas production has been carried out by Sinar Kenali community (partner). But, the residual waste of biogas production was untapped. Through activities of community service that was provided by Biology FST-UNJA team that utilized the biogas waste as a medium for earthworm cultivation. Earthworms are very useful to fertilize the soil, as medicine and food and as well as alternative natural feed livestock. The target that wanted to be achieved from of community service activity was a partner that would able to utilize biogas organic waste products for the earthworm cultivation that was expected to increase the income of the people in the area and increased the value of biogas waste products. The community service activity has been carried out in Kenali Asam Bawah community. The activity was enthusiastically welcomed by the citizens, especially by the PKK members that have been incorporated in routine activities in that village. Some of them joined to earthworm’s maintenance location in Sinar Kenali waste bank. In overall, community service activity gave a positive result and was welcomed by the public that has been seen by the number of coming participants that exeed team expectation. In other side, the Kenali Asam Bawah headman also gave a good appreciation by proposing to cooperate together in other activities between biology community service team (FST) with Kenali Asam community.
Key words: cultivation, earthworm, biogas waste, medium, organic waste.