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Impacts of intensifying or expanding cereal cropping in sub‐Saharan Africa on greenhouse gas emissions and food security

Cropping is responsible for substantial emissions of greenhouse gasses (GHGs)
worldwide through the use of fertilizers and through expansion of agricultural land and associated carbon losses. Especially in sub‐Saharan Africa (SSA), GHG emissions from these processes might increase steeply in coming decades...

 Marloes P. van Loon, Renske Hijbeek, Hein F. M. ten Berge, Veronique De Sy, Guus A. ten Broeke, Dawit Solomon, Martin K. van Ittersum, Global Change Biology, Wiley, 2019, 1-11.

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