Global Soil Map could transform agriculture

20 August, 2009 by (comments)

An ambitious new project to digitally map soils all over the world could transform agriculture. An article in the journal Science, describes how the GlobalSoilMap.net (GSM) initiative could help tackle pressing problems such as food insecurity, climate change and environmental degradation worldwide. The initiative follows the launch of African Soil Information Service (AfSIS) earlier this year, which will useRead More …

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