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Laboratories for soil analysis


Establishment of a soil analysis laboratory that analyses soil samples for nutrient and humus levels, soil organisms, etc. for farmers and government bodies to ensure the proper use of fertilisers.


  • Close cooperation and knowledge sharing with local advisory services
  • Close cooperation and knowledge sharing with research institutions
  • Open-access to all farms, regardless of size and location
  • Skilled / specialised personnel to man the respective institutions / provide the respective services

Possible Negative Effects

  • May discriminate against smaller farms if they cannot afford soil analyses
  • Small-scale farmers tend to trust their local agro-input dealer more than the laboratory
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This page was last edited on 7 May 2023 | 7:22 (CEST)
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