Even if the climate crisis was miraculously solved tomorrow, agricultural production would still be racing down the road to unsustainability. The decisions made in the next few decades will shape the future of our planet.
The report provides guidance in estimating soil organic carbon (SOC) and help identify appropriate deployment of sustainable land management (SLM) technologies, with a special focus on maintaining land degradation neutrality (LDN).
Switzerland recently announced its decision to invest in agricultural research by supporting the CGIAR, joining contributions aimed at food security and the 2030 Agenda goal of eradicating poverty and hunger.
A recently published report, which followed the UNCCD in New Delhi, emphasizes how Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) plays a role in preventing land degradation and desertification. Experts from ICRAF and WLE contributed to the discussion.
Being heavily dependent on rain-fed agriculture is making Mali ever more vulnerable to climate shock. But Mali’s most abundant resource – sunlight – may prove to be its ultimate savior in accessing the ever-scarce water resource.