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Launch! ISRIC hosts the GSP Soil Data Facility

Attendees will have the chance to learn how they can benefit from, support and add value to the Soil Data Facility, learn how ISRIC will take on their new role, what the objectives are of the Global Soil Partnership. We have a special guest reflect on the importance of soil data in the context of global issues. This special speaker will be announced soon!

About the Soil Data Facility and the Global Soil Partnership

Pillar 4 of the GSP addresses the development of a Global Soil Information System and requires the active participation and contribution of national soil information institutions. For this, an International Network of Soil Information Institutions (INSII) has been established. ISRIC, in their new role of Soil Data Facility, will assist the INSII to build national and regional soil information systems and will integrate these by providing a central global soil information system.

ISRIC is proud to be trusted this important role by the Plenary Assembly of GSP and will continue to work closely together with the Pillar 4 Working Group and INSII to contribute to the a sustainable use of the global soil resources.

ISRIC invites you for drinks & bites to celebrate the launch of the Soil Data Facility
// 17:15 – 19:15 at the Spot bar, the Netherlands
// As side event of the Wageningen Soil Conference

Date
30/08/2017
- 03 Aug 2017
Location
Wageningen, The Netherlands