An FAO project to strengthen capacity of farms for climate change is underway in Kiroka, Tanzania. Farmer Rajabu Juma is able to limit soil erosion as well as preserve water and fertility thanks to the project.
"The multiple roles of soils often go unnoticed. Soils don’t have a voice, and few people speak out for them. They are our silent ally in food production." José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General 2015 International Year of
Soils-2015 | 2015 International Year of Soils
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Kabale district - Project team shows how banana residues are incorporated in a banana plantation in Rakai district for soil fertility improvement.
Siaya District, Kenya - Man preparing soil for planting banana plants using conservation agriculture technique to faciltate water retention. This new way of planting allows farmers to save excess rain water that would otherwise wash away top soil and flood the entire area.
14 Dirty Photos That Show Why Soil Matters A new United Nations report published on World Soil Day digs into how humans mistreat Earth’s soils.
Regenwürmer sind deshalb für uns Menschen so wichtig, weil sie ihren Kot nach oben befördern und an der Mündung ihrer Gänge absetzen....