FAO's Global Soil Partnership is pleased to invite you to its first webinar on Soil Biodiversity as part of the annual campaign dedicated to soil biodiversity with the theme “Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity”.
This webinar aims to discuss the global status, gaps and multiple benefits of soil biodiversity as a key contributor in sustaining life in this planet.
15:00 - 15:05 | OPENING REMARKS, Mr Eduardo Mansur, Director, Land and Water Division, FAO
15:05 - 15:15 | Is soil biodiversity a nature-based solution?, Mr Wim van der Putten, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, The Netherlands
15:15 - 15:25 | Why should we care about soil biodiversity? Links to human-health and food security, Ms Daphne Miller, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, USA
15:25 - 15:35 | Soil Biodiversity: Current gaps and potentialities, Ms Monica Kobayashi, FAO
14:35 - 15:55 | OPEN SESSION - Discussion
15:55 - 16:00 | CONCLUSION
Moderator: Ronald Vargas, FAO