Wind, rain and industrial agriculture techniques accelerate soil erosion, but can be mitigated before the world faces catastrophic loss in terms of agricultural performance and critical ecosystem functions.
Every day, 18 kilos of sand and gravel are extracted by each inhabitant of the planet for the manufacture of concrete, asphalt and glass. Changes in consumption patterns, the increase
Soil biodiversity and soil organic carbon are vital to the way ecosystems function and they largely determine the role of land in producing food, storing water, and mitigating climate change.
IICA developed the project "Exploration of a network of agriculture and climate change in Central America and the Dominican Republic" with the objective of analyzing and evaluating the possibilities of forming a network that generates tools and strengthens the capacities of public institution officials and private in the application of adaptatio
Climate change impacts on agriculture have become evident, and threaten the achievement of global food security. On the other hand, the agricultural sector itself is a cause of climate change, and if actions are not taken, the sector might impede the achievement of global climate goals.