Partenariat mondial sur les sols

Fifth ITPS Working Session

The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils held its fifth working session on 14-18 March 2016 at FAO headquarters.

The main outputs of this working session were:

  • Review and finalization of the first draft of the “Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management”
  • Follow up of the “Status of the World's Soil Resources”report
  • Follow up on the GSP Plans of Action and the Regional Implementation Plans
  • Report on the collaboration between ITPS and the SPI of UNCCD, IPBES and IPCC
  • Review of the work plan for ITPS 2015-2017
  • Support to the Sustainable Development Goals process through soil indicators
  • Preparation of an ITPS publication for 2016
  • Report to the Fourth GSP Plenary Assembly
ITPS experts 2015-2017 during its fifth Working Session | 14 - 18 March 2016