Stories tagged: soil health

How Soil Health Contributes to Sustainable Development

Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State University, Continue reading

Solving The Water Crisis by Saving Money in Agriculture

Julia Jung and Lukas Hanke, The Green Innovation Centre India Continue reading

Two Innovations Transforming India’s Potato Sector

Navin Horo, National Project Coordinator of the ProSoil project, and Lukas Hanke, Intern at Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector – India Continue reading

Ground Truth: Digital Innovations to Improve Soil Health

Meera Shah, Project Administrator at Malabo Montpellier Panel, discusses the critical role of digital technologies in understanding the health of soil. Continue reading

Science-Based, Smarter Farming for Africa

As part of Farming First’s agroecology in action series, Ishmael Sunga, CEO of SACAU writes about the importance of using data to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture

African farmers, the majority of whom are smallholders, face myriad challenges.

These challenges are related to the entire cycle of farming, from pre-investment and production to post-production and marketing. They result in low volumes, low productivity, low quality products, and high post-harvest losses. Typically, farmers operate in a high-risk-low-return environment.

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