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Carbon sequestration

FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Motivation: Soils are important carbon stores. The release of greenhouse gases in the soil, particularly through agricultural activities, has consequences for the global atmospheric CO2 budget. Measures that lead to long-term storage of carbon in the soil (carbon sequestration) are a key to mitigate climate change.

  • Renewable energy

    Renewable energy, as experts assert, is a durable solution for energy security which is a vital necessity for humanity and...

  • Beer

    Beer is one of the ancient beverage known today the first mentions of which is ten thousand years old. After...

  • Conservation agriculture

    Conservation agriculture is considered as an environmentally friendly production system. It stops the degradation of the soil which is the...

  • Livestock feed

    The production of high quality livestock feed is a growing demand of small farmers and one of the objectives of...

  • Food systems

    Motivation: A sustainable food system is one that delivers food security and nutrition for all in such a way that...