Building Soil Health, Improving Carbon Footprint and Minimizing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through CSR

Chander, G and Wani, S P and Pardhasaradhi, G and Patil, M D and Rao, A N (2018) Building Soil Health, Improving Carbon Footprint and Minimizing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through CSR. In: Corporate Social Responsibility : Win-win Propositions for Communities, Corporates and Agriculture. CABI, pp. 35-54. ISBN 9781786394514

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Abstract

Unabated soil degradation due to low soil organic carbon (C) levels, multiple nutrient deficiencies including micro- and secondary nutrients, rising salinity and soil loos due to erosion jeopardizes food security of swiftly rising global population projected to be 9.7 billion by 2050. Soils also play a major role in global C cycling and huge C sequestration potential offers opportunities for mitigating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. The lessons learnt from CSR pilot and scaling-up initiatives indicated significant productivity benefits with soil health mapping based management...

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Research Program : Asia
CRP: UNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Soil Health, Carbon Footprint, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, ICT, Extension Services, Soil health management, GHG emissions, Soil fertility, Ecosystem services, Andhra Pradesh, Soil organic carbon levels
Subjects: Others > Agriculture
Others > Andhra Pradesh
Others > Soil Fertility
Others > CSR
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2018 06:44
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2018 06:44
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/10944
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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