Bringing voluntary carbon offset markets to smallholder Indian farmers
CIMMYT and ICAR partner to reward Indian farmers for utilizing climate smart agricultural practices.
Nepal launches digital soil map
Digital platform provides information that will help increase crop productivity and improve soil health.
Too much or never enough
Don’t underestimate the crucial role nitrogen plays in cereal-based agroecosystems and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Nitrogen in agriculture
The most essential nutrient in global crop production is also one of the most challenging to work with.
Taking stock of the national toolbox
Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.
2020 World Food Prize recognizes career devoted to fight hunger and climate change through soil conservation
Rattan Lal receives agriculture’s highest distinction for developing sustainable farming practices that conserve soils and contribute to climate change mitigation.
Policy brief highlights opportunities to promote balanced nutrient management in South Asia
CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.
Nurture soil as our food and climate insurance
Soil conservation means food security for farmers in Malawi.
New tools guide interventions against acid soils in Africa using lime
Experts are developing data and dashboards to advise policymakers about the cost and feasibility of liming to increase maize productivity.
Scientists propose a low-cost, reliable system to measure soil organic carbon
Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.
The itsy bitsy spider can make a big impact in agriculture
A new study explores how conservation agriculture in southern Africa supports spider populations and diversity, which could help mitigate pest damage.
SACAU’s Majola Mabuza at COP24: How soil can help meet climate targets
“At the production stage, soils have an important role to play in reducing carbon emissions.”
Gratitude for soil
If we take care of our soils, our soils will take care of us.
New digital maps to support soil fertility management in Nepal
The maps include information on soil PH, organic matter, total nitrogen, clay content and boron content.
New Soil Intelligence System for India provides high-quality data using modern analytics
The initiative will serve to develop comprehensive soil information at scale for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha