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3 Picks: Food Security, Reversing Desertification, Grain Surplus
By K. McDonald
Fighting Desertification the Chinese Way: Another area covered with squares, made by hand, that traps sand. Inside each square they plant resilient grass to bind the sand and (over time) create fertile soil. If a sandstorm buries the rocks, the Chinese repeat the process until, finally, someday things will grow here and they can start to plant trees.
Below, are today’s three chosen agricultural-related news picks.