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If you organized an exciting World Soil Day event for the campaign 2019 'Stop soil erosion, Save our future', don't miss the chance to compete. Download and fill out the call for application by 30 September 2020 and submit it to the GSP Secretariat.

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About the award

The 6th GSP Plenary Assembly endorsed the establishment of the annual  King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award (WSDA), as a recognition tool for individuals and/or institutions that have made an effort to organize successful celebrations.

The objective of the WSDA is to encourage organizers of WSD events at all levels to facilitate challenging and outstanding celebrations around the globe.

The Award is sponsored by the Kingdom of Thailand, the champion country in the establishment of the now-famous World Soil Day. The UN General Assembly decided in December 2013 to officially designate 5 December as World Soil Day to acknowledge the lifelong work and commitment of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand who has significantly contributed to improving the quality of lives of millions through sustainable soil management.

Who can apply?

·        The Award may be granted to individuals, institutions, NGOs, academia, colleges and universities, private companies or any other entities;

·        A wide range of WSD events can be considered for the award. The event has to follow the WSD theme of the year and has to take place between 1 - 15 Dec.

http://www.fao.org/world-soil-day/wsd-award/en/