Global Soil Partnership

Presentations to the Thirteenth ITPS Working Session

16-18 November 2020, online (Zoom platform)

1. Opening of the meeting

  • Adoption of the Agenda and Timetable
  • Election of Rapporteur

2. Cooperation with SPI, 4per1000, CIRCASA, others

3. World Soil Day 2020

4. Presentation of ITPS working groups outcomes

  • Report of the SOC working group (SOC Manual, RECSOIL, potential resource mobilization)
  • Report of the soil pollution working group (Soil pollution Special Issues, GASP report, potential resource mobilization)
  • Report of the soil erosion working group (Soil Erosion Special Issues, lessons learned from GSER19, implementation of the GSER outcome document)
  • Report of the soil biodiversity working group (Biodiversity report, role of ITPS on the Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity, potential resource mobilization)
  • Report of the soil salinity working group (Global Assessment of Salt-Affected Soils, role of ITPS on Global Symposium on Salt-Affected Soils, INSAS)
  • Report of the soil fertility working group (Global Symposium on Soil Fertility, Implementation plan of the Fertilizer Code)
  • Report of the mapping working group (progress on soil salinity, SOC sequestration potential and black soils mapping, soil erosion mapping)
  • Report of the black soils working group (Report of the Global Status of Black Soils)

5. Role of the ITPS in GLOSOLAN activities

6. Discussion on the 2nd Edition of the SWSR Report

7. Brainstorm on future ITPS Letters

8. End of the mandate of the third ITPS panel (rules and procedures)

9. Any other business

10. Date and venue of the next meeting

11. Closure of the meeting

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