Food Security

World Soil Day: Restoring degraded soil is vital for food security

A leaf on top of soil, as December 5 marks World Soil Day

Good soil management can help tackle food insecurity, according to the UN on World Soil Day. Image: Unsplash/Glen Carrie

Simon Read
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Three scenarios for the future of our soils. Image: PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

What is the World Economic Forum doing to help ensure global food security?

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Healthy soils can help to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Image: Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
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Changing EU farming methods could have a range of benefits. Image: World Economic Forum

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