This is a policy matrix. It provides an overview of the scope of policy and related action from the international level down to local level. For clarity, it only attempts to illustrate a sample of policy, including some initiatives. Ideally you will be able to have input and we will find better ways to do that. For now, you can leave a comment below.
|Erosion||Land Management||Soil Carbon|
15.3 Halt land degradation & restore degraded land.
15.5 Halt loss of Biodiversity
| SDG 3:
3.4 Reduce mortality & morbidity from non-communicable diseases like cancer & diabetes.
2.4 Resilience to change eg climate change, drought, floods etc.
|National||Soil Conservation Technical Handbook (MfE)||Soil Management in NZ (MPI)||Managing our soils in changing climate (MAF)|
|Northland Region||Highly erodible land in Northland (map) Stats NZ
Northland Soil videos (NRC)
|Northland Soil Maps (NRC)|
|Far North District|
|Whangarei District||Whangarei Growers market|
|Kaipara District||Sedimentation studies on Hoteo|
|Institution/ Organisation||Centre for Soil & Environment Research (Lincoln)||Soil Food Web NZ||Soil Carbon Sequestration Research (Massey)|
|Family/ Individual||Visual Soil Assessment (Landcare)||Whangarei Food Co-op||Farm-scale composting|