The Global Soil Partnership (GSP) was formally established by members of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) during its Council in December 2012. The Council recognized soil as an essential natural resource, which is often overlooked and has not received adequate attention in recent years, despite the fact that production of food, fiber, fodder, and fuel critically depends on healthy soils.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Jordan, Nigeria, New Zealand, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Australia, Italy
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1994Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Eswatini, Ghana, Malawi, Thailand, Kenya, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Sudan, Brazil
Meeting symbol/code: CSC(94)AGR-21
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012France, Nigeria, Chile, Germany, China, Australia, Latvia, Austria, Malawi, Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Senegal, Mexico, Canada
The objective of the workshop was to discuss in particular the various aspects of global soil information (Pillar 4 of the GSP) and the related information gathered by the e-SOTER project. The presentations and discussion were subdivided in four main sessions dealing with the following subjects: Status and needs of Global Soil Information Tools for polygon-based soil mapping (e-SOTER) Tools for Digital Soil Mapping The way-forward for Global Soil Information
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2017Egypt, Tanzania, Nigeria, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Indonesia, Greece
This report presents results from nationally representative surveys with 1,000 residents aged 15 and older in eight countries — Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Nigeria, Peru and Tanzania — and with 3,000 residents in India. Each survey attained comprehensive coverage of both urban and rural areas of the country using multi-stage stratified cluster sampling.1 Standardized interviewer and supervisor training, as well as robust validation of data collection/data entry, help to ensure rigorous quality standards.
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