Promoting healthy soils for healthier agricultural systems
Jawoo Koo (),
Ephraim Nkonya (),
Carlo Azzarri (),
Cindy M. Cox,
Adam M. Komarek,
Ho Young Kwon,
Alessandro De Pinto,
Cleophelia Roberts and
Chapter 5 in 2016 Global Food Policy Report, 2016, pp 40-47 from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Soil and land management are essential for a sustainable food supply and ecosystems. Healthy soils can support sustainable agricultural production, mitigation of the impacts of climate change, and other ecosystem services. Interventions that show promise for improving soil health include investment in sustainable intensification technologies, climate-smart agriculture, and ecosystem-level management.
Keywords: agricultural research, agricultural development, economic development, agricultural policies, economic policies, sustainability, soil carbon, land degradation, land management, soil fertility, sustainable development goals, Africa South of Sahara; South Asia; Latin America; Africa; Asia; South America; Americas (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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