The FAO is holding a global symposium on soil biodiversity‘Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity from 19-22 April 2021. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, this event will be fully virtual. 

The main objective will be to fill some critical knowledge gaps and promote discussion among policymakers, 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.



Register for the free symposium here:


See the full draft programme here: