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3rd working session of the International Network of Soil Information Institutions (INSII)

Group photo of the International Network of Soil Information Institutions

Representatives of Soil Information Institutions from all continents and regional soil partnerships met at FAO headquarters in Rome on 31 October -  1 November 2017.

During the workshop the following activities were discussed:

  1. issues related to the execution of the Pillar 4 Implementation Plan - GLOSIS, and further planning the spatial data infrastructure.
  2. Global Soil Organic carbon Map (GSOCmap): Quality assurance and quality check of the national GSOCmap products 2017
  3. issues related to PIllar 5 including soil information modelling, harmonization of soil analysis.