Global assessment of soil carbon in grasslands

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Agriculture – Cropping pattern, Soil   Source: FAO  Context: The first FAO Global assessment of Soil Carbon in Grasslands measured the baseline of stocks of Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) in both semi-natural and managed grasslands and estimated their potential for SOC sequestration. The Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership (FAO LEAP Partnership) funded …