Join the 'Soil Stories' blog!

The blog aims to communicate the profound importance of soils for human life

The main objective of the 'Soil Stories' blog is to provide you with a forum to exchange stories, photos and multimedia about the cultural, economic and environmental impact of soils on your lives. The blog aims to raise awareness on soils through the lens of human-focused stories from around the world. Submissions should focus on:

  • The multiple roles that soils play in the lives of people from diverse regions of the world
  • The wide variety of ecosystem services that soils provide
  • The challenges we face including soil degradation, deforestation, desertification, drought and other environmental issues
  • Successful soil conservation practices 

It doesn't matter if you're a farmer, landholder, soil scientist, policymaker or gardener... Tell your soil story by contributing to the blog! 

To contribute to the blog all you need to do is join the FAO community and send an email to [email protected] with your entry in word format, specifying IYS BLOG in the subject.

For more infomation, please read the blog policy and guidelines

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