This Friday, December 5th is World Soil Day! 2015 is international Year of Soils!

This Friday, December 5th is World Soil Day! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=TqGKwWo60yE 

The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS) (A/RES/68/232).

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the IYS 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.

For more see: http://www.fao.org/soils-2015/about/en/

 


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