"Best pratices help global soils to sequester enough carbon o offset up to one third of agricultural GHG emissions," says FAO. Here are two brand new practical tools
https://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/agricoltura-sostenibile-1.jpg600800Matteo Cavallitohttps://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/logo_resoilfoundation.pngMatteo Cavallito2021-10-06 11:00:392021-10-11 12:44:42Well managed soil can offset as much as 34% of agricultural emissions
Historically underestimated, emissions from pre- and post-production activities weigh strongly on estimates of food industry's total climate footprint. Mr. Tubiello (FAO): "Zero balance is no longer enough, we need to reduce the impact of all sectors."
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Over the past three decades, floods and droughts have devastated the agricultural soil in Afghanistan, CBS says. This helped the Taliban to recruit a growing number of desperate farmers with no alternatives
https://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/talebani-1.jpg533800Matteo Cavallitohttps://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/logo_resoilfoundation.pngMatteo Cavallito2021-09-13 11:00:292021-09-10 17:21:16CBS: “How climate change has become a Taliban ally”John Breslin CC0 Public Domain
The gardening boom since 2020 offers great opportunities. But caring for urban gardens without wasting resources requires attention.
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Beer production leftovers can boost agricultural yields and soil health, Spanish researchers say. The circular solution can control parasitic invertebrates population and accelerate plant growth
https://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/birra-1.jpg558840Matteo Cavallitohttps://resoilfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/logo_resoilfoundation.pngMatteo Cavallito2021-09-07 11:00:442021-09-10 14:45:12Beer by-products are good for soil as crop yields increase 15%
There is time until October 6 to submit your projects under the €1 bn European call for projects on food, agriculture and bioeconomy. The goal? "Accelerate the ecological transition to achieve climate neutrality."
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It’s beneath our feet but we never think about its value. We tread on it, we mistreat it, but a healthy, fertile soil means life. It’s time to take care of the soil and each one of us can and must make a difference.
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