Policies must be aimed at building capacity of soils, not promoting agrochemicals: experts
Scientists and practitioners deliberate on how to reverse soil degradation by taking cognizance of principal causes and policy gaps
What is soil erosion and how to combat it
It's estimated that one billion tons of valuable nutrients in topsoil are lost to erosion every year.
World Soil Day: Tackle soil pollution and do away with food insecurity, says FAO
The UN agency says that addressing this issue will also help bring down soil degradation, stem rural migration and adapt to climate change
Can permaculture make agriculture sustainable?
Is permaculture a real solution to agricultural distress?
Permaculture farming, which spread across the West as part of the hippie movement, is fast gaining ground in India among subsistence farmers and …
Seeding happy, cleaning air: Farmers adopting non-burn tech give hope
Several Indian states are experimenting with Happy Seeder that cuts and lifts the paddy straw and also improves soil health
India’s agrarian distress: Can we revive our fatigued soils
Intensive cultivation and improper nutrient replenishment have affected soil fertility. Stagnating or declining yields are the telltales
Enhanced food security and soil biodiversity: A climate-positive approach
Conservation of soil biodiversity, soil organic carbon through sustainable farming practices should be deemed essential to improve agricultural …
Consultation on African Soil Partnership focuses on sustainable soil management
The Food and Agriculture Organization has implemented a number of projects related to sustainable production and better soil management