The International Day for Biological Diversity:Biodiversity and Agriculture 22 May 2008

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Workshop on "Soil Biodiversity in Italy: Indicators and Implementations towards a national legislation"

22 May 2008, Rome, Italy. Scheduled to take place on the International Day for Biological Diversity because of its important link to the IBD 2008 theme of Biodiversity and Agriculture, the workshop will illustrate progress made on soil biodiversity in Italy and the path Italy is following towards legislation on sustainable soils. The draft programme of the event and registration form will soon be available on-line at