Wageningen Soil Conference

Wageningen Soil Conference

23 – 27 August 2015. Wageningen, the Netherlands. The second edition of the Wageningen Soil Conference with the theme “Soil Science in a Changing World” attracted around 250 scientists from 28 countries.

Extract form the programme:

  • Bernard Vanlauwe, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), KenyaPathways towards the sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems in Sub-Saharan Africa 
  • Deborah Bossio, Soils Research Area Director, CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture, KenyaSoil organic matter for climate change mitigation: boon or bane for food security?
  • Richard Kraaijvanger: Evaluating resource use efficiency and stock balances of fertilizer inputs: the effect of soil supply capacity in Tigray (Ethiopia); Richard Kraaijvanger: Four years of farmer experimentation on soil fertility in Tigray, northern Ethiopia: trends in research strategies  
  • Johan Leenaars: Soil information to feed the African soil, crop and people
  • Maria Ruiperez Gonzalez: Digital Mapping of Soil Nutrients for the Republics of Burundi and Rwanda 
  • Takoutsing Bertin Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and enhancing soil productivity in smallholders’ agriculture in Cameroon  
  • Lieven Claessens The Global Yield Gap Atlas for targeting sustainable intensification options for smallholders in SubSaharan Africa 

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