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Global Symposium on Soil Pollution

Organization
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Category
Events
Country
Italy
Language

English

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The Global Symposium on Soil Pollution, at FAO headquarters is the first step in implementing the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management in terms of preventing and reducing harmful substances in soil as a way to maintain healthy soils and food safety in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Specifically, the symposium outcomes should provide scientific evidence to support actions and decisions to prevent and reduce soil pollution for increased food security and nutrition, and ecosystem services, and promote the remediation of polluted sites. 

Global Symposium on Soil Pollution