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How comics, pop music and drama deliver down-to-earth messages to help African farmers improve their soil

1 month ago   |   By Cabi ASHC

5 December is World Soil Day. Soil is a life source for healthy ecosystems, healthy food and, ultimately, healthy humans. With a growing population, the soil that's cultivated will have to feed many more people, but it will only be able to do this if soil fertility is managed.
This year's World Soil Day theme is Stop soil erosion, save our future. The UN describes erosion as the degradation or displacement of the top 2-3 cm of soil. One of the biggest causes of erosion is removal of vegetation. This isn't just deforestation - many farming practices like burning off weed can disrupt soil...
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