Global Soil Partnership

INBS launching meeting - Agenda and presentation

Moderator: Mr. Eduardo Mansur, Director Land and Water Division, FAO

Opening remarks:

  • Mr. Hans Dreyer, Director Plant Production and Protection Division, FAO
  • Ms. Roberta Lima on the ‘Importance of black soils’, Alternate Permanent Representative of Brazil to FAO

Black soils around the world:

  1. Black Soil Conservation and Sustainable Use in China, Mr. Guiqing Han, Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
  2. Black soils in Russia, Mr. Ivan Vasenev, Timiryazev Academy, Russian Federation
  3. Black Soils: Mollisols in the USA. Ms. Skye Wills, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), USA
  4. Area covered by black soils in Argentina and Uruguay, Mr. Miguel Taboada, INTA, Argentina