Global Soil Partnership

The revised World Soil Charter has been endorsed by the 39th FAO Conference in June 2015 as a recognition of the urgent need to promote sustainable soil management by all stakeholders and at all levels.


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New animation showing how our soils help to combat climate change

Member countries, non-governmental organizations, academic scholars, civil society groups and international organizations met in FAO headquarters from 22- 24 June.

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IYS 2015 Calendar

Check out the International Year of Soils calendar



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14 Sep 2015 - 18 Sep 2015, FAO HQ, Rome - Italy

European Commission supports GSP Implementation

Since its conception, the European Commission has been a major supporter for the establishment of the Global Soil Partnership, in line with the EU's Soil Thematic Strategy.  After extensive dialogue, a project proposal has been accepted in order to provide €1 million to the GSP for selected activities during 2014-2015.

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New paper available on suitable technologies for developing a healthy and safe fertilizer product for use in family orchards.


Do you know about an interesting sustainable soil management practice that improves soil health? 


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