World Soil Day: 05 December

The World Soil Day is celebrated on 5 December globally. It aims to communicate messages on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being.

The Theme for Soil Day 2017 is ‘Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground’. WSD is celebrated at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations headquarters in Rome, Italy.
  • Rome is the Capital city of Italy.

Source- The Hindu