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Soil Doctor Offers Healthy Advice for Smallholder Farmers

An international agricultural coalition – “Farming First” – is calling for the improved teaching of soil health to small farmers, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where up to 65% of land is degraded.  Representatives of the group recently met in New York during Global Soil Week to address the issue and to highlight innovative programs working on the issue.  Ian Chesterman is regional technical advisor of Fintrac, a woman- owned, US-based consulting company that develops...

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