Healthy Soil working Group


Healthy Soil working Group

The Healthy Soil Working Group is another working group, with the goal to significantly accelerate soil health stewardship in the country. The aim to catalyze widespread adoption of management principles and practices that result in greater soil health.

The roles of the healthy soil working group are:

  • collaborate with other stakeholders in generating advocacy information on soil healthy status
  • Awareness creation on principles of health soils that include: keeping soil covered; minimizing soil disturbance on cropland and minimizing external inputs; maximizing biodiversity; maintaining a living root; and integrating animals into land management, including grazing animals, birds, beneficial insects and keystone species, such as earthworms.
  • Generate knowledge that empower farmers on the right to healthy soil for foods production and soil biodiversity conservation.

Why Tanzania Alliance for Biodiversity (TABIO)?

The members of the alliance share the aims of conserving agro-biodiversity and supporting sustainable development, promoting farmers’ self-determination and food sovereignty, facilitating exchange of information and experiences