Global Soil Partnership

Glinka World Soil Prize 2020: entries are now open

The entries for the Glinka World Soil Prize are officially open. The nomination is available to all—individuals or organizations.


The Glinka honors individuals and organizations whose leadership and activities have contributed or are still contributing to the promotion of sustainable soil management and the protection of soil resources. It aims to encourage interested stakeholders and soil practitioners to engage in field-oriented work, with direct contributions to food security, the preservation of the environment, and poverty alleviation.


The selected nominees are dynamic change-makers dedicated to solving one of the worlds pressing environmental issue: soil degradation

GSP partners are invited to nominate candidates either directly or on behalf of a third party. Please note, self-nomination is not allowed and will be disqualified. Nominations can be submitted in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, or Chinese. 

The Glinka World Soil Prize is supported by the Russian Federation awarding individuals annually under the auspices of the Global Soil Partnership on World Soil Day, 5 December 2020. The award consists of a USD 15 000 check and a Glinka gold-plated medal. 

If you think you are an eligible candidate, propose your nomination to the GSP country focal point or the closest GSP partner (full list available here). Submit the nomination form by 30 September 2020 to [email protected].



Find further information here.