Alianza Mundial por el Suelo
 

Alianza Europea por el Suelo

El 31 de Octubre y aprovechando la oportunidad de la Segunda Semana Mundial del Suelo, el Secretariado de la Alianza Mundial por el Suelo organizó un taller para discutir el establecimiento de la Alianza Europea por el Suelo. Los participantes socios de la AMS, prepararon el Comunicado de Berlín donde acuerdan el establecimiento de la Alianza Europea de Suelos cuyo Secretariado se encontrará en Ispra, Italia. Así mismo, acordaron el establecimiento de una Alianza de Suelos Sub-regional dentro la Alianza Europea de Suelos, misma que estará ubicada en Moscú, Federación Rusa. Se estableció un comité directivo ad-hoc para apoyar la implementación de diferentes actividades hasta la próxima reunión en el primer semestre de 2014.

Plenary Meetings of the Eurasian Soil Partnership (EASP)

The second Plenary Meeting of the Eurasian Soil Partnership (EASP) was held in conjunction with the International Conference on Arid Land Studies (ICAL2) from 10-11 September 2014. It focused on the adoption of the Action Plan of the Partnership. The Eurasian Center for Food Security (ECFS), serving as the Secretariat of EASP, is responsible for the program of the Plenary Meeting. The report is available here

The launch of the Eurasian Sub-regional soil partnership took place on 20th November 2013 with the participation of representatives from national soil institutions, universities, NGOs and regional institutions from Kazakhstán, Kyrgyzstán, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The venue was an opportunity to discuss about the main issues and priorities for the region regarding soil resources. Notably, soil salinity was identified as the main hazard to healthy soils in the region and a common view towards its reversal was identified. The Moscow communiqué (in Russian) was prepared by the participants and agreed to establish the Euroasian Subregional Soil Partnership as a chapter of the European Soil Partnership. The Secretariat will be based in Moscow, Russian Federation at the Eurasian Center for Food Security.

ESP Plenary Meetings

Moscow Communiqué

Eurasian Sub-regional conference, Moscow 18-20 November 2013