The Status of the World’s Soil Resources report was launched on the 4th December in FAO Head Quarter during the World Soil Day Celebration and the official closure of the 2015 International Year of Soil.
The report is based on the assessment of more than 200 environmental scientists of the state-of-knowledge on soil resources and soil change. It reports on the major soil changes globally and in more detail on regional changes that includes scientific data on soil erosion, soil organic carbon change, soil sealing, soil nutrient changes etc.
Mr. Chencho Norbu, the Director General of the Department of Forests and Park Services, is one of the Coordinating Lead Authorson the Chapter 7: The Impact of soil change on Ecosystem Services of SWSR.
For details, please visit: www.fao.org/soils-2015
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