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Greening the desert with permaculture

Greening the desert with permaculture

“I have never seen soil like this before” was the comment that Bill Mollison made during a visit to...
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Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock and conservation agriculture

Pushing toward the integration of crop-livestock and conservation agriculture

Reliance on crop residues to feed livestock has hindered the adoption of conservation agriculture....
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The Soil Atlas of Africa

The Soil Atlas of Africa was a collaboration between the European Union, the African Union and the...
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'If the land isn't worked, it decays': Tunisia's battle to keep the desert at bay

With social tensions high and unemployment rife, agriculture offers Tunisians a vital lifeline. But...
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WFP brings MIT-developed ‘food computer’ technology to Jordan

If you walked onto the grounds of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) country office in Amman last...
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Seedlings of Hope

Acacias for All by Sarah Toumi: a Tunisian social business fighting desertification. A social...
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Conservation Agriculture: strengthening crop production in marginal areas

Conservation Agriculture has the potential to enhance soil fertility and reduce erosion across 260,...
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Is Soil our Secret Weapon Against Climate Change?

[...] Soil is one of a farmer’s greatest assets. It is a critical component of the farming system,...
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World’s soils are under threat | report

In a recently published article, an international team of scientists urge more action to save soils...
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GROW observatory

A citizens' observatory for family farmers, gardeners and growers. Do you grow your own food? Do...
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