Celebration of World Soil Day

On 5th of December 2017 with initiative of Georgian Society of Soil Science and Michail Sabashvili Institute of Soil Science, Agrochemistry and Melioration in the Agricultural University of Georgia Museum of Kakha Bendukidze University Campus was held celebration of the World Soil Day with participation of schoolchildren, students and researchers.

Honorary member of the The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) academician Tengiz Urushadze explained meaning and history of the World Soil Day, International Year of Soils (2015) and international Decade of Soils (2015-2024). Also he told about history of the Museum and future of soil science in Georgia.

PhD student Ilia Kunchulia told about World Soil Day, Sustainable Development Goals and role of land and soil in their implementation. The schoolchildren had a tour in the campus and the museum.