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World Soil Day 2022

World Soil Day 2022:

World Soil Day (WSD) is observed every year on December 5, to highlight the value of healthy soil and to promote the sustainable management of soil resources

  • UN designated December 5 2014, as the first official soil day
  • It is a conservation and rehabilitation approach to food and farming systems.
  • It focuses on topsoil regeneration, increasing biodiversity and improving the water cycle
  • Reversative agriculture (organic or natural farming) a low-cost approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Organic farming does not use chemicals, but it does increase organic matter content, microorganism population and plant availability of both micro- and macro-nutrients.