This post was originally published at PAEPARD and has been republished with permission.
Results from a study by CIMMYT of 125 households in southern Africa showed no evidence for soil carbon gains from conservation agriculture. Similarly, a synthesis of work in the Indo-Gangetic Plains and Sub-Saharan Africa showed only modest increases.
- Quantifying soil carbon sequestration potential,
- Understanding soil carbon processes,
- Evaluating the impact of land use and new technical practices,
- Methods for improved assessment, and
- Policy and action.