Contribution of life in soil ‘remains largely underestimated’, says UN agriculture agency 

Even though soil organisms play a crucial role in boosting food production, enhancing nutritious diets, preserving human health, and combating climate change, the real contribution of these tiny life forms remains largely underestimated, the UN agriculture agency (FAO) said on Friday. 

“Invest in healthy soils” says UN on World Day to Combat Desertification

Approximately 12 million hectares of productive land is degraded every year, according to the United Nations.

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