Glinka World Soil Prize 2021: Prize, Eligibility And Nomination

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The Prize contributes in a timely manner to raise awareness amongst policymakers and the general public about possible solutions to tackle acute national and local problems of soil degradation, and to encourage all stakeholders and soil practitioners to engage in field-oriented work, with direct contributions to the preservation of the environment, food security, and poverty alleviation as specified in the Revised World Soil Charter. The Glinka World Soil Prize aims to keep up the momentum generated by the International Year of Soils 2015.


  • The award comes in the form of a $15,000 cheque and a Glinka gold-plated medal.


  • All GSP Partners are invited to nominate candidates, either directly or on behalf of a third party. Self-nominations are not allowed and will be disqualified.
  • Nominations can be submitted in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic or Chinese.
  • Nominees should have made outstanding achievements in implementing the principles and recommended actions of the revised World Soil Charter adopted by the FAO Conference in June 2015, and the achievement should contribute to one of the five pillars of the GSP (a proven impact at field level will be an added value).


Completed nominations can be submitted by post or email and must be received by September 10, 2021 at Close of Business, Rome time.

GSP Secretariat Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, B708bis
00153 Roma, Italy

For more information, visit Glinka World Soil Prize

Application Deadline: September 10, 2021

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