24 Jan '12, 11am

How can We Sequester Carbon while Growing More Food? (Video)

How can We Sequester Carbon while Growing More Food? (Video)

Over 70% of world food production comes from small scale farms such as the ones in Kenya and India. Many are still farming using low-input sustainable methods. But this way-of-life is continually threatened by pressures to improve productivity, often resulting in the use of chemicals to create short term boosts in productivity. Protecting these low-input sustainable farms is very important for both long-term food productivity and carbon control. Fortunately, large retail players such as Walmart are starting to migrate their farm suppliers to low-input farming methods through the work of companies like Soil & More. And organizations such as International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM) are developing soil monitoring schemes to enable this movement. With lots of hard work and a bit of luck, the world’s people can enjoy both food abundance and a lower carbo...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/01/video-interview-seque...

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