What soils are made of and what if they didn’t exist
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6 November 2015--- This programme is produced by Kyoto-based NGO Citizens Environmental Foundation. It first introduces the history of how soils were created some 400 million years ago. Then it explains what soils are composed of and focuses on the dynamic life circulation inside soils, leading to an understanding that soils support every creature on the land. In the second part of the programme, it talks about agriculture, featuring the relationship between soils and organic agriculture.

Kyoto Sanjo Radiocafe, Japan (Japanese).
26min. 35sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Environment/Natural resources, Food production & stocks, Food Security, Rural or agricultural development
Produced by: AMARC-FAO
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