Jeffrey Sachs' quote

Submitted by admin on January 31, 2011 - 14:23

"Soil mapping is one of the pillars to the challenge of sustainable development"

— Jeffrey Sachs

17th February 2009

In November 2008, an $18 million grant has been obtained from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to map most parts in Sub-Sahara Africa, and make all Sub-Saharan Africa data available. From this grant there are also funds for coordinating global efforts and for the establishment of a global consortium. Several institutions have assumed a leading role in this effort and have made substantial financial and in-kind contributions.

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