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Soil conservation

We have 3 items tagged with ‘Soil conservation’.
  • Central Malawi: Belia Sikelo farms groundnuts using 'conservation agriculture', a set of practices including no-till farming, designed improve soil structure and help resist erosion. (Photo: T. Samson/CIMMYT)

    2015: the International Year of Soils

    The UN has formally launched 2015 as the International Year of Soils. Much of IIED's work involves soils, including our work on agroecology, food and agriculture, biodiversity, adaptation to climate change, and drylands

    9 April 2015 | Article | Drylands and pastoralism
  • A Kenyan woman farmer at work in the Mount Kenya region (Photo: Google licence)

    Toulmin: "Soil is the foundation for a prosperous society"

    IIED director Camilla Toulmin tells the BBC's Science in Action that much of the soil across sub-Saharan Africa needs urgent attention if it is to feed the continent

    10 December 2014 | News | Climate change
  • More people, more trees

    More people, more trees. This is the name of a new video, part-funded by IIED, which shows two decades of progress in addressing soil erosion in Burkina Faso and Kenya that have significantly improved rural livelihoods and farm productivity.

    29 October 2010 | Blog | Drylands and pastoralism
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