Soil Erosion

Soil Erosion is the removal of the topsoil due to the action of wind, rain etc.


  • Deforestation
  • bush burning
  • excessive rainfall
  • overgrazing etc.


  • reduces soil fertility
  • wears away the topsoil
  • loss of farmlands
  • destroys roads and other track ways.


  • avoid bush burning & over-grazing
  • plant cover crops like legumes, cowpea etc.

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