06 Mar 2023

Wageningen University and Research Executive Board President Dr Sjoukje Heimovaara met with ISRIC – World Soil Information director and staff on 27th February, 2023 at the World Soil Museum. In a highly interactive session, Dr Heimovaara was introduced to the programmes and projects of ISRIC.

28 Feb 2023

Figure 5 from the article with total nitrogen simulations plotted against soil organic carbon simulations showing that multivariate random forest best reproduces the skewness of the soil properties and their positive correlation.

A new open access paper from ISRIC-supported PhD researcher Stephan van der Westhuizen and co-authors demonstrates the use of multivariate random forest modelling in digital soil mapping.

20 Feb 2023

Land Soil Crop - Information Services (LSC Hubs) workshop participants in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia. Photo credit: Brook Makonnen, ILRI

15 Feb 2023

Photo credit: Le Studium

At the 2nd Joint workshop of the International Union of Soil Scientists (IUSS) working groups for “Digital Soil Mapping” and “Global Soil Map” from February 7-9, 2023, six ISRIC – World Soil Information staff made presentations. The theme for the workshop was “Soil Mapping for a Sustainable Future” and it took place in Orleans, France hosted at Le Studium Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies.

01 Feb 2023

The Organising Committee of the 2023 Wageningen Soil Conference invites soil scientists from around the world to submit abstracts of their work for oral as well as poster sessions. Abstracts are due by April 17, 2023 and should fit within one of the following topics of the conference:  

05 Dec 2022

With growing population pressure abd global food supply chains, efforts to maintain soil quality are more important than ever. This will entail a range of efforts from soil carbon management to maintaining nutrient balance; from preserving soil biodiversity to ensuring adequate storage and circulation of air and water through the soil.


05 Dec 2022

Better data protects nutrients in soil: A #WorldSoilDay 2022 message.

Nutritious food needs nutrient-rich soil, and keeping nutrients in soil requires a range of measures guided by good quality soil information. ISRIC - World Soil Information is helping make this happen in Africa, through a range of products that are building robust and accessible information systems related to land, soil and crops.

14 Nov 2022

The kick-off event of the ORCaSa project was hosted in the wonderful settings of Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy, from 26-28 October, 2022. The Horizon Europe project, short for Operationalising the International Research Cooperation on Soil Carbon (ORCaSa), aims to bring together all stakeholders working on soil carbon capture and storage techniques at an international level.

11 Nov 2022

ISRIC is dedicated to recruiting the best staff possible for serving the international community with information on the world's soil resources. We invite you to explore the following opportunity to join us as a colleague. To strengthen our team, we are hiring a Senior Soil Scientist. We are looking for an ambitious colleague because of the increasing demand for our products and services. You will contribute to the development and implementation of methods and tools to provide advice for sustainable land management based on digital soil information.

08 Nov 2022

Today, ISRIC - World Soil Information releases our 2020-2021 Annual Report, with highlights from our major areas of work: