28-30 November 2016
The 2030 Development Agenda
Soil and land resources underpin and support global efforts towards sustainable development
Sustainable Land Management
Collaborative strategies to stop soil and land degradation
Finding appropriate governance and institutional frameworks to support livelihoods and sustainable soil use
Reorganizing our urban systems for transformation
Results and Opinion from GSW’17
Policy Messages, Final Report, HLPF Outcomes and further Comments from the Global Soil Week 2017. What do we need? […]
The responsibility dimension of the SDGs
Achieving sustainable development in all countries of the world represents an unprecedented challenge – and a once in a generation opportunity. In support of the HLPF, we offer a platform for an open, inclusive and participatory review of SDGs that depend on soil quality and the access to land. [...]
The Global Soil Forum: Our thematic priorities
The work of the IASS Global Soil Forum with an international network of partners envisions a world in which soil is sustainably managed and responsibly governed. This is a vision in which functioning ecosystems and the equitable distribution of resources predominate over the current reality of land degradation, enduring poverty and hunger [...]
Recent News and Blog Posts
We're hiring! Check out our jobs page for two new positions with the TMG Research and Management teams in Berlin. tmg-thinktank.com/jobs
Even more sobering facts & figures in @UNCCD publication “Drought in Numbers 2022” www.unccd.int/sites/default/fi…… twitter.com/i/web/status/15376…
Secure land tenure protects land and soils and contributes to #climateresilience This toolkit links #landrights to… twitter.com/i/web/status/15373…
Responsible land governance is fundamentally a #landrights issue, but it also makes financial sense. #VGGT… twitter.com/i/web/status/15358…
Facts and Figures about earth land and fields.
Depicting the significance and the state of land, soil and agriculture in Germany, Europe and the rest of the world.
Illustrating why we should fight for a just and sustainable soil and land policy.