ICAR receives King Bhumibol World Soil Day – 2020 Award
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Environment
- Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has received King Bhumibol World Soil Day – 2020 Award of FAO.
- ICAR received the award for its excellent contributions in “Soil Health Awareness” on the theme “Stop soil erosion, save our future” during 2020.
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King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award
- Launched in: 2018
- It acknowledges individuals or institutions that raise public awareness of soils
- Sponsored by: Kingdom of Thailand
- It is named after King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand