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Student research heading to Thailand with UN FAO
Sion will work on projects enhancing soil carbon sequestration in the Asia and Pacific region. The internship is supported by DPIRD and CSIRO.
“Being able to work with the FAO on soil carbon sequestration and carbon farming projects in Southeast Asia is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to initiatives that help us to both expand on our understanding of agricultural dynamics and increase the capacity of growers in the region,” says Sion.
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has launched a new tool that will help Australia sustainably manage a critical natural resource which sustains lives and livelihoods.
Around the world, land that today is home to hundreds of millions of people was under water.
DPIRD Grains Convo: Grain growers undertaking deep tillage to overcome soil constraints will need to re-evaluate their herbicide strategy to capture potential yield benefits.
Soil estimated to be home to 90% of world’s fungi, 85% of plants and more than 50% of bacteria, making it the world’s most species-rich habitat.