Soil and Water – a source of life: Celebrating World Soil Day 2023

Every year on December 5, we celebrate a day of global significance – World Soil Day. This year’s theme, Soil and Water – a Source of Life reflects the importance of the six inches of soil that nourish the ecosystem and eight billion humans. A growing global...

Join IWMI in celebration of World Soil Day 2021

Blog As Leonardo Da Vinci once keenly observed, “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” Some 500 years later, we celebrate World Soil Day every December 5. It is a day created by the United Nations to raise awareness about...

World Soil Day; Halting the Peril of Africa Soil Degradation

The 5 of December is the 2021 World Soil Day, this year’s theme is “Halt Soil Salinization and Boost Soil Productivity”. In Africa, 50% of the irrigated lands have different levels of salinization problems, although only 6% of our agricultural lands are irrigated....

Upcoming webinars for the month of December and beyond

brings together food innovators in Kenya, southern Africa, Peru and Finland to develop foods from indigenous foods with indigenous knowledge.2 et 3 décembre 2021. This event will showcase top products, equipment, and machinery presented by exhibitors from over 26...

Soil pollution a risk to our health and food security

Each year, the world marks World Soil Day on 5 December to raise awareness about the growing challenges in soil management and soil biodiversity loss, and encourage governments, communities and individuals around the world to commit to improving soil health....