Global Soil Partnership

الإدارة المستدامة ضرورة قصوى لسلامة التربة والنظم الايكولوجية الصحية

The GSP Second Plenary Assembly successfully took place in Rome from the 22 to the 24th July 2014 at FAO HQ. The Plenary assembly brings together all its partners to discuss about crucial issues of the GSP implementation.

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The Youth & United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA) booklet on Soils is now available !



Since its establishment, the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) has played a fundamental role in positioning soils on the global agenda through sound science.


Report available !

Since its establishment, the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) has been actively working on different global soil issues as requested by the Global Soil Partnership partners and the global soils community. One of the main ITPS outputs will be the periodical preparation of the “Status of World Soil Resources Report”.

Upcoming events

GSP Regional Soil Partnership

07 Oct 2014 - 10 Oct 2014, Managua, Nicaragua

Digital Soil Mapping

13 Oct 2014 - 17 Oct 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

IYS 2015 Calendar

Check out the International Year of Soils calendar



Latest event

10 Sep 2014 - 10 Sep 2014, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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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Latest News

During the second GSP Plenary Assembly, members endorsed that the GSP Plenary Assembly will be the venue for the selection of WSD themes for coordination of the implementation of key events and more generally that it should be kept regularly aware of WSD plans for future celebrations.



Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils -- boosting sustainable soil management