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International Year of Soils 2015

IYS approved by the 38 FAO Conference to raise awareness of the importance of soils

The 38th FAO Conference considered the proposals endorsed by the Council at its 145th and 146th respectively Sessions to observe 5 December as World Soil Day and 2015 as International Year of Soils to raise awareness of the importance of soils for food security, essential eco-system functions and sustainable development.

Date
11/10/2013