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GSP PILLAR 1 - GLOBAL PLAN OF ACTION: PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT

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This presentation was made during the second GSP Plenary Assembly that took place in Rome; FAO HQ from 22 to 24 July 2014. The presentation was made by Liesl Wiese and contains the pillar 1 of the GSP.

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GSP PILLAR 1 - GLOBAL PLAN OF ACTION: PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT

  1. 1. GSP PILLAR 1 - GLOBAL PLAN OF ACTION: PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT 2nd GSP Plenary Assembly Rome, Italy 22-24 July 2014 Liesl Wiese Pillar One Working Group 23 July 2014
  2. 2. PILLAR 1 Promote sustainable management of soil resources for soil protection, conservation and sustainable productivity
  3. 3. 6 5 Southwest Pacific 3 3 5 2 1 North America 1 Original WG (26) 6 2 Southwest Pacific 2 2 3 1 1 North America 0 Active WG (17)
  4. 4. (1) DEFINING SSM “Management practices that protect soil and enhance its performance for the production of goods and provision of ecosystem services without degrading or impairing on- or off-site ecosystem functions.”
  5. 5. Food security Soil functions/ Ecosystem services Maintaining biodiversity Climate change Increasing population Inappropriate soil management Inadequat e governanc e
  6. 6. Increase SSM implementation !
  7. 7. Increase SSM implementatio n! (3) Assess and address barriers (4) Identify appropriate SSM practices (5) Sustainable intensificatio n of production - balanced soil fertility management(6) Cost-benefit analyses of SSM (7) Coordinate and (8) Monitor SSM implementation (9) Effective communication strategy (10) National and regional solutions and policies (11) Link with existing initiatives
  8. 8. (2) FAO Members, please approve this plan of action!!! Barrier s to SSM Soi l
  9. 9. Working Group Archis Ambulkar, Joseph Bagyaraj, Arnulfo Encina Rojas, Rafael Fuentes, Violette Geissen, Maria Beatriz Giraudo Hedi Hamrouni, Patrick Heffer, Jeroen Huising, Pem Kandel, Peter Kuikman, Konrad Meyer, Olegario Muniz, Peter Weisskopf, Liesl Wiese (Chair), Pandi Zdruli, Feras Ziadat FAO Sally Bunning, Ronald Vargas

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