Course Syllabus

What you’ll learn

Why soils and sustainable soil management are so important to life on earth
How soils form, their functions and basics of soil degradation
Threats to and caring for: Soil water relations, soil fertility and soil biodiversity
Effects of and solutions for: Soil erosion, soil pollution and soil salinization
Socio-economic and policy aspects of sustainable soil management
How you can help protect this critical natural resource