Partenariat mondial sur les sols

Publications

09-08-2019

The Outcome Document  of GSER 19 highlights scientific evidence on the status of soil erosion, its impacts and the agenda for action in the framework of achieving the SDGs. The document also provides recommendations for developing sound environmental policies and programmes to encourage the use of sustainable soil erosion control practices. PDF URL | FAO card

06-08-2019

The International Code of Conduct for the Sustainable Use and Management of Fertilizers or Fertilizer Code was developed to increase food safety and the safe use of fertilizers. It essentially provides a locally adaptable framework and a voluntary set of practices to serve the different stakeholders directly or indirectly involved with fertilizers. The Fertilizer Code aims to address issues of global importance, thereby contributing to the implementation of some of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). PDF in English & FAO card | PDF in Arabic & FAO card | PDF in Chinese & FAO cardPDF in French & FAO cardPDF in Russian & FAO card | PDF in Spanish & FAO card

27-06-2019

This informative note presents soil carbon sequestration as an option for offsetting this emissions through a market-based mechanism within the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation. Success stories of FAO projects such as the development and implementation of the Quesungual System in Honduras can enhance soil carbon stocks, thus mitigating increasing contents of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and at the same time improving food security and climate change resilience.

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15-05-2019

Despite almost a century of research and extension efforts, soil erosion continues to be the greatest threat to soil health and soil ecosystem services in many regions of the world. Our understanding of the physical processes of erosion and the controls on those processes has been firmly established. Nevertheless, some elements remain controversial. PDF URL | FAO card

06-05-2019
Established in 2017, in the framework of the Global Soil Partnership’s (GSP) Pillar 5, GLOSOLAN facilitates networking and capacity development through cooperation and information sharing between soil laboratories with different levels of experience. PDF URL | FAO card