• Luca Montanarella Joint Research Centre, Via E. Fermi, 2749, I-21027 Ispra (VA), Italy


Ključne riječi:

soils, political advocacy, sustainable development goals, UNCCD, UNCBD, UNFCCC


UDK 631.4:502.1

Soils are considered across the Rio Conventions and while some advances have been made in the past two decades, implementation remains lacking and soil-related issues persist. This calls for a more integrated approach for the implementation of the Conventions. Similarly, soils will play a key role to achieve the post-2015 development agenda and can be found across the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This cross-cutting role is not being sufficiently acknowledged in the negotiations. Putting soils on the policy agenda will depend on a major shift in the discussion to recognize that soils underpin a wide range of services and should, therefore, be protected for future generations. Concerted efforts for advocacy within the post-2015 development agenda need to focus on keeping soils on the agenda and on making proposals for the effective implementation and monitoring of the SDGs.


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How to Cite

Montanarella, L. (2016). SOILS WITHIN THE POST-2015 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA. Radovi Šumarskog Fakulteta Univerziteta U Sarajevu, 21(1), 14–29.