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

Land Governance

Finding appropriate governance and institutional frameworks to support livelihoods and sustainable soil use

Transforming Cities

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

New study tracks Germany’s footprints and resource flows. The 2030 Agenda acknowledges the international responsibility of countries for the economic, environmental, and social effects related to high levels of consumption. These effects are often felt across national borders and are, in turn, influenced by trans-boundary dynamics and international trade. [...]
Achieving sustainable development until 2030

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 [...]

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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.

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