IUSS Alert - 17 (September 2006)
Information for and from the global soil science community
Soils on the global agenda
A report was prepared by the IUSS working group IASUS (International Actions for the Sustainable Use of Soil). The report provides an overview of international actions concerned with sustainable land management, based on contributions from members of the IASUS network. The report consists of three parts: Putting soils higher on the international agenda; Developing international mechanisms for sustainable land management; Priority setting for further action. A PDF (5.4 Mb) of the report can be downloaded from Centre for Development and Environment, in Berne: www.cde.unibe.ch or the IUSS Website (PUBLICATIONS).
Citation: Hurni H, Giger M, and Meyer K (Eds). 2006: Soils on the global agenda. Developing international mechanisms for sustainable land management. Prepared with the support of an international group of specialists of the IASUS Working Group of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS). Centre for Development and Environment, Bern, 64 pp.
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