The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) won the prestigious International King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award conferred by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), headquarter is in Rome, Italy.
ICAR conferred for its commitment to raising awareness of the importance of healthy soils. World Soil Day Award was conferred to the ICAR for last year's World Soil Day celebration, which addressed soil erosion under the motto "Stop soil erosion, save our future".
Her Royal Highness, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, will give the award to the ICAR in an official ceremony that will take place in Bangkok in January 2021.
About ICAR, - ICAR is the organization responsible for the coordination, guidance, and management of agricultural research and education in India. source: icar