This guidance document explains that mountain soils are particularly susceptible to climate change, deforestation, unsustainable farming practices and resource extraction methods that affect their fertility and trigger land degradation, desertification and disasters such as floods and landslides. 

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Organization: FAO

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Environment, Land Use Management, Adaptation

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English