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June 3rd, 2016 / FAO, Italy

thumb.aspxThe Global Soil Partnership (GSP) endorsed a set of voluntary guidelines for sustainable soil management at its plenary conference at FAO this week, marking a step towards coordinated action to assure that the earth under our feet – a keystone of global food security – remains fertile. The GSP has been set up as a coalition tasked with promoting efforts to improve the parlous state of the world’s soils, a third of which are defined as degraded. Read more