Promoting organic agriculture to attract youth into agriculture

Man has excessively (over-)used chemical fertilizers. The nutrients of the same soils have not been replenished, making them unproductive on the longer run………

The FARA Social Reporters Blog

With up to 9.3 billion people to feed in 2050 in the world, it becomes urgent to find ways to increase agricultural productivity across Africa, the second most populated continent.

One option developed so far by humans is “boosting” soil fertility with chemical fertilizers. But is this option sustainable? What are alternatives to chemical fertilizers do we have?

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Posted on July 9, 2013, in Youth and Agriculture. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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