UN declares 2015 to be International Year of Soils
Feb04

UN declares 2015 to be International Year of Soils

Healthy soils are critical for global food production, but we are not paying enough attention to this important ‘silent ally,’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director- General José Graziano da Silva said on the eve of World Soil Day, celebrated on December 5. The UN has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. The year was kicked off at the event in Rome, New York and Santiago de Chile, in an effort to raise awareness...

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