agricoltura, fertilizzanti, pesticidi, suolo, api,

UNEP urges a new fertilizers policy for a sustainable agriculture

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Fertilizer use is often excessive and inefficient. UNEP and FAO suggest the right way to manage them in order to protect soil and health
A farmer at work in Bangladesh. Also operating in Malawi and Burkina Faso, FAO's project in the Asian country aims to tackle micronutrient deficiencies in the soil that lead to so-called "hidden hunger". Photo: Ben Pederick, Good Morning Beautiful Films Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)Photo: Ben Pederick, Good Morning Beautiful Films Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

Fortified rice to tackle malnutrition: Bangladesh faces the micronutrient challenge

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The Soils for Nutrition project goes ahead in Bangladesh. Three agriculture sites bet on fortified rice and best practises for land management
Products such as compost can increase fertility and carbon sequestration. But retention and emission levels depend on many factors. Photo: Falk Negrazius Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)Photo: Falk Negrazius Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

More fertility, less emissions. A new project will identify the best mix for soil and climate

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CREA center launches the SOMMIT project to identify the best trade-off between fertility, CO2 sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions.
The EU EJP SOIL Programme aims to develop solutions for climate-smart management of agricultural soils. Photo: Smaack Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)Smaack Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Ten EU research projects for soil and climate

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EJP Soil, the joint EU research program on climate and soil, gets into action. From sustainable agriculture to CO2 sequestration, there is a wide range of issues to explore. The goal? Providing new solutions for Europe and the Planet.

Confirmation from the US that composting helps soil and the climate

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Grazie al compostaggio il suolo ritrova salute e fertilità. E il clima ringrazia. Dagli USA un’esperienza di gestione sostenibile dei rifiuti
Africa Food Security

Food safety: the solution lies in soil microbes

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Soil fertility? It’s linked to the biodiversity of its microorganisms. A circular alternative from the SIMBA project for more productive and sustainable crops