Soil Reference Library Forum

Submitted by bobmacm on March 29, 2011 - 17:18

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The purpose of this forum is to obtain your input and comments on the concept note for the proposed soil reference and conversion library.  Please read the materials provided and enter your comments and suggestions below.


In November 2008, an $18 million grant has been obtained from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to map most parts in Sub-Sahara Africa, and make all Sub-Saharan Africa data available. From this grant there are also funds for coordinating global efforts and for the establishment of a global consortium. Several institutions have assumed a leading role in this effort and have made substantial financial and in-kind contributions.

Our main donors: