Aug 3, 2015

Mauritian Soil Scientist Dr B.Lalljee elected in FAO Intergovernmental Techincal Panel on Soils (ITPS)

Dr Lalljee of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius has been appointed by the FAO Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly as one of the 5 members from the AFRICA region on the ITPS panel. The ITPS is composed of 27 top soil experts representing all the regions of the world. The main function of the ITPS is to provide scientific and technical advice and guidance on global soil issues to the Global Soil Partnership primarily and to specific requests submitted by global or regional institutions. The ITPS will advocate for addressing sustainable soil management in the different sustainable development agendas. Congratulations to Prof B. Lalljee.

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