"On World Soil Day, I call for greater attention to the pressing issues affecting soils, including climate change, antimicrobial resistance, soil-borne diseases, contamination, nutrition and human health"
UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon
Here we are... 5 December 2016 is just around the corner! With this special GSP announcement, we would like to officially launch the World Soil Day campaign whose theme is "Soils & Pulses, symbiosis for life". This collective effort is aimed at bringing attention to the benefits we receive from soils.
Training on digital soil mapping (DSM) for the Eurasian Soil Partnership (EaSP) was held from 31 October to 4 November 2016 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, hosted at the Kazakh Research Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry.
A training on Digital Soil Mapping with focus on soil Carbon Modelling was conducted in Rabat, Morocco from 10 to 14 October 2016.