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ELD Business Brief - Mitigating risk and making the most of your land assets

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World Will Pay Dear If It Fails to Combat Land Degradation

World Will Pay Dear If It Fails to Combat Land Degradation | ELD at a glance | Scoop.it

Land degradation threatens populations and their livelihoods,
driving food insecurity and decreasing productivity. Photo: N. Palmer (CIAT)


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The Economics of Land Degradation

The Economics of Land Degradation | ELD at a glance | Scoop.it

Land degradation poses a global problem for a growing number of people in all climate zones. At the same time prices for agricultural land are increasing but investments to prevent degradation is lagging.


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2015 International Year of Soils

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Ciheam-Bari FTN Press-Review's curator insight, December 17, 2014 9:48 AM

International Year of Soils 2015
http://www.fao.org/resources/infographics/infographics-details/en/c/271187/

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The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS) (A/RES/68/232).

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

"Soils also host at least one quarter of the world’s biodiversity. They are key in the carbon cycle. They help us to mitigate and adapt to climate change. They play a role in water management and in improving resilience to floods and droughts." José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

http://www.fao.org/soils-2015/en/

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ELD Film - The value of soil

ELD, This film by the ELD Initiative depicts the value of productive land in provision of ecosystem services and goes on to show the current rapid depletion ...
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Let's Talk About Soil

ELD, Animation film "Let's Talk About Soil" The animated film LET'S TALK ABOUT SOIL emphasizes human dependence on soils and describes how sustainable develo...
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Human Induced Land Degradation Due to Agricultural Activities (%)

Human Induced Land Degradation Due to Agricultural Activities (%) | ELD at a glance | Scoop.it
FAO database on land degradation. From TERRASTAT, Land resource potential and constraints statistics at country and regional level.

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