Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A Soil Project in Burkina Faso Using Biochar

This short 3-minute DW video explains a German sponsored project using Terra Preta soil made with biochar, to increase yields in the depleted soils of Burkina Faso in Africa. It is speculated that this could mitigate the changing climate's ability for soils there to produce food.

(Currently, on Tuesdays, I am featuring informative videos or stories about different food and farm traditions from unique cultures around the globe, because we can all learn from each other.)