Soil and Water – a source of life: Celebrating World Soil Day 2023

Every year on December 5, we celebrate a day of global significance – World Soil Day. This year’s theme, Soil and Water – a Source of Life reflects the importance of the six inches of soil that nourish the ecosystem and eight billion humans. A growing global...

“Whole landscapes, whole communities”

Check out this video that was produced within the “Seed & Knowledge Initiative” (SKI) in which we are taking part. It is a short animation video that gives an introduction to the Agroecology Landscape work that SKI has been pioneering in seven pilot sites in...

Can the world feed 8bn people sustainably?

ore than enough food is produced to feed all of the 8 billion people currently alive on the planet, yet after a decade of steady decline hunger is back on the rise, affecting 10% of the global population. According to the World Food Programme, ripple effects of the...

Soil for a living planet

In a refreshingly optimistic book, ‘The soil will save us’, Kristin Ohlson explains how agriculture could stop emitting carbon, and instead remove it from the air and place it in the soil. Soil life is complex. A teaspoon of soil may harbour between one and seven...