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Sustainable Soil Management Practices

The Sustainable Soil Management Practices course explains soil management practices that sustainably address the soil health issues farmers face. The course enables advisors to provide farmers with solutions that contribute to the protection of the soil to improve soil health and increase crop yield.

Soil 540 x 460

Cost: FREE
Time: 5-6 hours

What you will learn about: 

• Outline the relationship between soil management, food security and the environment
• Develop knowledge about practical soil health solutions that work on a larger scale to address regional environmental issues
• Evaluate the broader regional context of soil health and advise farmers on practices that suit their individual circumstances
• Facilitate a network of farmers to share and promote effective soil management practices

Who the course is for: This course is designed for people who work in agro-services and who give advice to farmers, such as extension workers and agro-input dealers. Farmers may also find it useful. Agricultural students may find the course complementary to their studies.

Getting started on the CABI Academy

•  Create a CABI Academy account

• Login to your account

• Navigate directly to the Introduction to Bioprotection Products course. You will be able to access all the modules.

For help on how to use CABI Academy, contact academy@cabi.org

Benefits

• Accessible: Access the materials online or download via our platform’s mobile app for use offline

• Flexible: Use the materials for step-by-step self-study or for “dipping in” to support a specific teaching or learning need

• Certification: Successful completion of a certification assessment brings a CABI Academy certificate

Certification

Students can gain CABI Academy certificates in three levels.

• Foundation: For those new to the subject area and working under supervision

Practitioner: For those with some experience in the subject area, who wish to demonstrate they are able to work with minimal supervision

• Advanced: For those with experience in the subject area and want to demonstrate their ability to take a lead

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