1. 2012-04-10 Dirt, soil, call it what you want―it's everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, our cities. This fascinating yet disquieting book finds, however, that we are running out of dirt, and it's no laughing matter. An engaging natural and cultural history of...
  2. 1980-01-01 Erosion and pollution problems exist in every country, and each country has its own approach to managing and conserving soil and water. Soil and waqter conservation is everybody's business.
  3. 2013-01-01 The atlas compiles existing information on different soil types in easily understandable maps that cover the entire African continent. While it is intended primarily for the educational sectors and policy makers, the atlas aims to bridge the gap between soil science and society at large.
  4. This book includes question and answers, activity guides and a listing of resoures in regards to soil erosion.
  5. 2002-01-01 This book includes question and answers on how to improve and maintain tropical soil fertility. It also includes activity guides and a resource listing.
  6. The mission of the Vetiver Network International (TVNI) is to promote the worldwide use of the Vetiver System (VS) for a sustainable environment particularly in relation to land and water. Enhanced by photo galleries, this site offers a wealth of information with regard to vetiver applications...
  7. Key Resource
    2016-09-28 Farmers in many parts of the world, because of human population growth, have little choice but to crop their land continuously, with scarce resources to replace nutrients withdrawn by each successive crop. Crop residues are often lost as a source of organic matter and mulch, usually through...
  8. Key Resource
    2012-01-01 Asia makes up less than one third (30%) of the world’s land area and yet carries over half (56%) of the world’s population. Moreover, the average population density of Asia becomes a significant long-term problem when food production is considered. Some countries in Asia have a population density...
  9. 2018-09-02 A brief video ofChris McDonoughdescribing the issues of soil erosion in black cracking clay soils in Tanzania, showing the importance of conservation farming techniques to help overcome this.