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Soil Solutions - World Soil Day 2017

Posted Monday, December 04, 2017

The Faculty of Food and Agriculture (FFA) presents its World Soil Day celebrations under the theme ‘Soil Solutions – A Celebration of Soils’. The event takes place on World Soil Day, December 5 at the FFA, Lecture Theatre B and is open to the public and campus community from 11 am.

Attendees will be treated to several activities including a seminar intended to raise the awareness on the conservation and improvement of our soil resources.

The Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations (FAO) recognize December 5 as World Soil Day and “celebrate the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to human wellbeing.” (UN)

This year the worldwide celebrations take place under the theme ‘Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground.’