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United Against Soil Erosion: German Farmers in Georgia

Date:
November 4, 2012
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Deutsche Welle / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
Less rainfall due to climate change and strong mountain winds are causing serious soil erosion in Georgia. The ongoing effects of overforestation and overgrazing during the Soviet era are exacerbating the problem. Even though Georgia's soil is richer in minerals than Germany's, soil erosion has reduced harvests there by up to 40 percent. Now German farmers are providing tips to their Georgian counterparts to help them slow down soil erosion.
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