So What's the Big Fuss About No-Till Agriculture? #COP22
Soil needs nurturing. Like any living organism it requires just the right combination of nutrients and organic matter in order to be healthy. A tenet of conventional agriculture has been to till the fields in preparation for planting, but this is changing, writes allAfrica's Melissa Britz from COP22 in Marrakesh.
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Soils in Settat Morocco, about 2.5 hours outside Marrakesh, are degraded due to increased pressure on the land caused by higher population growth and food demands. see more »
Healthy soils are critical for global food production and provide a range of environmental services.