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Atlas highlights diversity of African soils for agriculture and more

Atlas highlights diversity of African soils for agriculture and more | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
International experts say they've created a Soil Atlas of Africa to help farmers, land managers and policymakers understand soil's diversity and importance.

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"We documented all the different types of soils and mapped them so that our decision-makers at national and regional levels can use the maps to decide where to invest in terms of food production and urbanization," said Robert Zougmore, regional program manager for west Africa at the CGIAR research program on climate change, agriculture and food security.


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