Home > World Soil Day 2018, December 5th
World Soil Day 2018, December 5th

World Soil Day 2018 in a nutshell


World Soil Day 2018 was a huge success! More people than ever took part in the celebrations, conveying the FAO message on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being. Catch a glimpse of our  Photo gallery ! Read the FAO Press releaseand the media release

How to Be the solution?

Even through your small actions you can contribute to a big goal, to reduce soil pollution. Reduce, reuse and recycle can help you, your community by improving your health and the health of our soils. Take up the challenge to #StopSoilPollution.


Whether you’re a business, farmer, government, policy maker, civil society, YOU can turn the tide to #StopSoilPollution! 


Join us! Register your World Soil Day event and use our com toolkit to spread the word. #StopSoilPollution or it’ll stop us!


The winner of the first ever WSD award is Practical Action Bangladesh for its outstanding event organized in Dec. 2017. Watch the video here


The 2018 World Soil Champion is Prof. Rattan Lal, US, for its exceptional work on sustainable soil management. Watch the video here.