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Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity

01 June - 03 June 2020, Location: FAO, Rome, Italy


The Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity (GSOBI20), ‘Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity’ will be a science-policy meeting, held over three days, from 1-3 June 2020, at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy. It is jointly organized by the UN FAO and its Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), together with the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) and the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GSBI).

The main objective is to fill some critical knowledge gaps and promote discussion among policy makers, food producers, scientists, practitioners and other stakeholders on solutions to live in harmony with nature, and ultimately, achieve the SDGs through the conservation and sustainable use of soil biodiversity.



  • Daphne Miller | Department of Family Medicine, University of California, USA
  • Felipe Pasini| Farmer, Brazil
  • Jérôme E. Tondoh | Nangui Abrogoua University, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Wim H. van der Putten | Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Wageningen, the Netherlands
  • Diana Wall | School of Global Environmental Sustainability - Colorado State University, USA