Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon

GSOC17 - Launch of the International Network of Black Soils

Iran Room (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

Black soils are soils of great importance as they contain a with very high organic carbon content. They are present in few countries of the world and are used for agricultural uses.


Under the aegis of the Global Soil Partnership, the International Network of Black Soils will be established with the aim of providing a platform for countries with black soils to discuss common issues related to the conservation and sustainable management of these soils and the need to foster technical exchange and cooperation.


Topics: Agriculture & crops,Climate change,Environment/Natural resources,Food Security,Nutrition
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