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Orals SSS0.5

SSS0.5

African Soils: challenges and opportunities
Convener: Saskia Keesstra 
Co-Conveners: Jan Nyssen , Nikolaus J. Kuhn 
Session details
Orals
 / Thu, 01 May, 15:30–17:15 / Room B6
Posters
 / Attendance Thu, 01 May, 17:30–19:00 / Blue Posters
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Thursday, 01 May 2014
Room B6
Chairperson: Saskia Keesstra/Nikolaus Kuhn
15:30–16:00
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A new harmonised soil map of Africa at the continental scale (solicited) |
Olivier Dewitte, Arwyn Jones, Otto Spaargaren, Henrik Breuning-Madsen, Michel Brossard, Almami Dampha, Jozef Deckers, Tahar Gallali, Stephen Hallett, Robert Jones, Method Kilasara, Pieter Le Roux, Erika Michéli, Luca Montanarella, Lamourdia Thiombiano, Eric Van Ranst, Martin Yemefack, and Robert Zougmore
16:00–16:15
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Prioritizing landscape interventions in the Ethiopian highlands
Tammo Steenhuis, Tigist Y. Tebebu, Getaneh K. Ayale, Christian Guzman, Haimanote Bayabil, Assefa Zegeye, Mamaru Mogus, Dessalegn Chanie, Cathelijne Stoof, and Seifu A. Tilahun
16:15–16:30
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Sediment storage dam: A structural gully erosion control and sediment trapping measure, northern Ethiopia
Mulatie Mekonnen, Saskia Keesstra, Jantiene Baartman, and Coen Ritsema
16:30–16:45
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How to improve fertility of African soils? Leguminous fallows (Cameroon), addition of farmyard manure and mineral fertilizer (Kenya), organic residues management and introduction of N2 fixing species in forest plantations (Congo).
Lydie-Stella Koutika, Louis Mareschal, Cadeau Mouanda, and Daniel Epron
16:45–17:00
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African crop yield reductions due to increasingly unbalanced Nitrogen and Phosphorus consumption
Marijn van der Velde, Christian Folberth, Juraj Balkovič, Philippe Ciais, Steffen Fritz, Ivan A. Janssens, Michael Obersteiner, Linda See, Rastislav Skalský, Wei Xiong, and Josep Peñuealas
17:00–17:15
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Exploring the potential offered by legacy soil databases for ecosystem services mapping of Central African soils
Ann Verdoodt, Geert Baert, and Eric Van Ranst