2017 World Soil Day (WSD)
The World Soil Day (WSD) is observed every year on December 5 to communicate messages on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being. The 2017 theme is “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground”. It is celebrated annually at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in Rome, the regional offices and through national and local events.
Topics: Agriculture • Agronomy • Food and Agriculture Organization • Food and drink • Food politics • Food security • Land management • Soil • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Economic and Social Council