4. August 2017

The GLINKA world soil prize

Dear Focal points and alternates,

In order to further raise awareness on the key roles soil and sustainable agricultural management play in the climate system and in the terrestrial balance and taking into account the success of the first award of the Glinka World Soil Prize , the Global Soil Partnership is launching the second edition of theprize,which will be awarded on the occasion of World Soil Day, December, 5 2017.
The nomination process for the Glinka World Soil Prize is now open, and we are expecting new candidates across the globe.

It would be greatly appreciated to have your support in disseminating the call among your local and regional networks. You will find below two announcements in this regard: One shorter for diffusion on social media, and the other to be disseminated through your website/ newsletter/mailing list.

The GSP Secretariat is very grateful for your kind assistance which is of vital importance to the success of the initiative while attracting media coverage and enhancing the general sensitivity and awareness to sustainable soil management.

Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions you may have.

Kind regards

The GSP Secretariat