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The World Soil Day Award

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Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly – Sixth Session
11 – 13 June 2018
FAO HQ

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The World Soil Day Award

  1. 1. Extra outcome of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Establishment of the World Soil Day Award About the Award: • In honour of his Majesty the late king, • Follow up to the World Soil Day and the International Year of Soil • Given annually on the date of his birthday, 5th of December (World Soil Day) Aim of the Award: • To support and encourage all levels of stakeholders to engage SSM to ensure healthy and fertile soils for the food production and to fight against hunger. Who can win the prize? • Individuals, communities, organizations, countries who implement the outstanding WSD campaign • Campaigns should be linked to the topic of the WSD celebration
  2. 2. Extra outcome of the Fourth ASP workshop (25-26 May 2018, Beijing, China) Process involved in selecting the Award • June - Nomination forms are sent out • September - Deadline for submission • October and November – Consultation with Committees (8 Chairs of Regional Soil Partnerships) • December – World Soil Day Laureate receives the Award on 5th of December Prize: • World Soil Day Medal • Cash prize 15000 USD • Exchange the experience in the outstanding achievement in the auditorium of the World Soil Day Cerebration Requesting for endorsement of the World Soil Day Award

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