FAO contribution to the Nature Based Solutions workstream for the Climate Action Summit - Recarbonization of Global Soils: A facility for Implementing the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) with Focus on Agricultural and Degraded Soils

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2019)

Soils perform crucial functions in the global carbon balance and recognition of the importance of soils and their sustainable management for addressing climate change adaptation and mitigation is increasing. Recent discussions under the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) particularly highlighted the positive role of soils for climate change adaptation and mitigation, agriculture and food security.