Healthy soils and family farming go hand in hand

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Terracing farm land reduces soil erosion and run-off.
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We must manage soils sustainably. There are many ways to do this. Crop diversification which is used by most of the world’s family farmers is one of them: this gives time for important nutrients to regenerate.

José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

The International Year of Soils 2015

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