BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Gerhard Koen from GeoAgro Africa & BioFarm Solutions on: Satellite food crop monitoring systems for farmers, sustainable farming without chemical fertilisers, utilising natural microbes to restore soil health & the optimisation of healthy food crop production.
Stuart Scott (Executive Director of UPFSI) heads up a presentation at COP 22 on the food and climate change choices, food security and the impacts of climate change on food production. They cover quite a bit in terms of animal extinction and food security or rather food insecurity as climate change starts to be felt […]
Mother Channels interviews soil scientist, Christopher Martius, (Principal Scientist Climate Change, CIFOR) on the possibility of nurturing soil microbes to sequester carbon, at COP 22, Marrakech. In destroying ecosystems, e.g. cutting down forests and managing agricultural soils unsustainably, the globe has been losing a significant quantity of soil carbon over the last 8000 years, since […]
At COP 22 Agriculture Day – Science to Action presentation, Dr Rob Bertram, Chief Scientist at USAID Bureau for Food Security, speaks on Adapting to Climate Change in Africa : from Science to Farmers. Firstly, I would like to congratulate the Kingdom of Morocco in raising the profile “Agriculture” in the context of the global […]
COP 20 LIMA Presenter on: Importance of organic virus free crop seeds, companion planting trees, fruit trees and food crops which create a more bio-diverse ecosystem and resilient farming base. Recommendations on best practices of seed sources and collection. Combining conservation with restoration efforts
At COP 22 Agriculture Day – Science to Action presentation, Prof. Rattan Lal of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Centre at Ohio State University, speaks on the Sustainable Management of Soil Carbon and Soil Health in Africa and the establishment of soil thresholds in the root zone of Africa. In addressing soil carbon and soil […]
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Arnold Swart from Integrated Fire Mgmt. Services on: Integrated fire management training, preventative measures, alien tree clearing, fire break construction. Farmer & farm labour fire fighting & fire prevention training.
A Q&A Discussion Panel of experts from Uruguay, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Costa Rica and Brazil, address the issues of mitigation impacts in livestock production systems and share how they are managing their measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) systems in terms of livestock emissions and to identify practical innovations for the collection and coordination of activity data […]
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: UNFCC Int, Collapse of Agriculture, Question time for Heads of State
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Bobby Lawrence from Kemin on, Organic acids and Inoculates used to protect animal feeds such as hay & silage from getting mould and fungus, which also adversely affects animal health.
In an exclusive interview with Mother Channel, at COP 22 conference, Professor James R. Burleigh, USA soil scientist from Sante Fe, Mexico, speaks on his current training program at ENA – Ecole Nationale D’Agriculture de Meknès, Morocco, with Prof. Mohammed Boulif (Prof. of Agriculture, Morocco) covering mainly agricultural research methodologies, i.e. setting up field experiments […]
Roger Godwin, Project and Environmental Research, discussing Bees and the pollination services for the fruit industry. South Africa as a microcosm of what is happening globally. The American Foulbrood disease is just one disease being found in hives. There are not enough hives and bees left to manage pollination needed. The fruit industry in South […]
BREDASDORP AGRI-SHOW, Western Cape, South Africa. Interview with Leonie from the Agricultural Research Council on: Research for the sterilisation of male fruit flies to combat fruit, wine & food crop losses, implementation of remedial honeybush tea farming on a broader scale.