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In September 2020, at the Alliance for a Green Revolution for Africa’s (AGRA) African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the African Union Commission (AUC) issued a call to create a Soil Initiative for Africa (SIA) as an ambitious effort to improve the condition of the Continent’s soils

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In the period of September 13th, 2021 to October 5th, 2021 in and around Kamuli district, in the North-East of Central Uganda, UPSCALE team consisting of David Meinhof, Adomas Liepa, Dr Insa Otte conducted first field trials of ecological investigations... Continue Reading…