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Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon: a feasible way forward

A Global Soil Partnership's Chapter in the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy 2018 addressing future scenarios linked to Soil Organic Carbon (SOC)


This special chapter underlines the importance of SOC as related to climate change, human health, food security, and biodiversity. It also discusses the manner in which the GSP contributes to the study and knowledge of SOC by means of concrete activities and sound science. In particular, it focuses on the implementation of activities in the GSOC17 outcome document, the input generated during the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon that defines the way forward in connection with the measurement, mapping, monitoring, reporting, and preserving and/or increasing SOC stocks. 

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