All articles for the topic: Agricultural soil science

Hand holding soil, only finger tips are seen around the brown soil

Sustainable soil management for enhanced productivity and climate benefits in ASEAN

Brief on implementing sustainable soil management (SSM), a focus on restoring soil health, with many benefits that contribute to improving food security in Southeast Asia

Read more
uow logo - climate adaptation.

University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is based in the city of Hamilton on New Zealand’s North Island.

Read more
Tractor on a field

Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected from compaction and erosion and managing water use for irrigation.

Read more
culture land

Equitable Payments for Watershed Services

In the subcatchment of the Mfizigo River, a joint CARE-WWF Programme (2006-2011) promoted a PES scheme between the downstream buyers and the upstream sellers from Lukenge, Kibungo, Lanzi, Dimilo and Nyingwa villages.

Read more
River

Implementation of a PES scheme in Tanzania

Equitable Payments for Wateshed Services (EPWS) is part of a broader concept of Payments for Environmental/Ecosystem Services (PES) with the underlying principle of which the beneficiaries (which are recognised as buyers) of environmental/ecosystem services should compensate those who provide or play a role to guarantee continuous flow of such services (who are recognised as sellers of the services). The EPWS program in Tanzania which is implemented jointly by CARE International and WWF Country Office stands to ensure a sustainable flow of watershed services to beneficiaries into the future via a mechanism that promotes articulation of conservation practices in catchment areas which in turn alleviate poverty to land managers. 

Read more
4f55f6c1d36feguadiana2 - climate adaptation.

Guadiana river basin case study

The River Guadiana in the area around Serpa, Portugal. Source: Wikipedia

The Guadiana river basin, located in the south-west of Spain (and spilling over into Portugal...

Read more

Curated or Automatic

Automatic
Subscribe to RSS - Agricultural soil science