The 2017 Laureate is the NGO “Argentine No Till Farmers Association” (Aapresid), which made a clear contribution in the dissemination of sustainable soil practices in the region and beyond.

The 2nd Glinka World Soil Prize award contributes in a timely manner to raise awareness amongst proactive policy makers and the general public about possible solutions to tackle acute national and local problems of soil degradation. It is meant 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.

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