5 December 2017 worldwide
World Soil Day 2017

World Soil Day has been commemorated annually since 2013, following the adoption of a Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) Council resolution calling on the wider UN System to recognize 5 December as World Soil Day and to institutionalize its observance. The resolution was subsequently adopted by the 68th UN General Assembly.  

date: 5 December 2017  
location: worldwide  
contact: Global Soil Partnership Secretariat  
e-mail: GSP-Secretariat@fao.org  
www: http://www.fao.org/global-soil-partnership/world-soil-day/en/