World Soil Day 

World Soil Day  in United Nations in 2020
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About World Soil Day 

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Dates of World Soil Day 
2022 United Nations Monday, December 5thWorld Soil Day 
2021 United Nations Sunday, December 5thWorld Soil Day 
2020 United Nations Saturday, December 5thWorld Soil Day 
2019 United Nations Thursday, December 5thWorld Soil Day 
Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Soil Day 

World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on December 5th as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources.

Observed since 2014, The date of December 5th was chosen because it corresponds with the official birthday of the late H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, who was one of the main proponents of this initiative.

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