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Eurasian Subregional Soil Partnership (EASP)

Official website (Russian language)


Mr. Murat Temirzhanov (Kazakhstan)

Vice-chair: Mr. Aliaksandr Chervan (Belarus)

Regional facilitator: Ms. Natalia Rodriguez Eugenio (GSP secretariat)

The Secretariat is located in the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

List of countries

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.


There are Plenary meetings about twice a year. The 6th Eurasian Soil Partnership plenary meeting took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on 23-24 May 2023.

In 2021 the Book «Sustainable Soil Management in Eurasian Region» was published. It provides a detailed overview of the implementation of sustainable soil management practices in the Eurasian sub-region,  as the result of the regional experts’ collaboration (Link to Download book in Russian language).

In the Russian Federation, the FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation, Eurasian Center for Food Security, the World Bank, the Russian State Agrarian University – Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy with other partners organized 5 Scientific and Practical Conferences on Food Security and Soil Science, dedicated to World Soil Day in 2016-2020. Conferences have been held jointly with leading science, research, and educational institutions from Eurasian region with the aims of exchanging experience and knowledge and of strengthening cooperation among scientists, researchers, government officials, agribusiness, and nonprofit organizations to address practical and applied problems.

Various trainings, consultations and webinars in line with GSP agenda and action areas are held.


The launch of this partnership took place as part of the International Conference on Eurasian Food Security Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership, held in Moscow on 18-20 November 2013.

The Subregional Partnership is embedded in the Global Soil Partnership of the FAO and the subsequent European Soil Partnership.

Documentation of activities: photo gallery

Videos from WSD in Sochi, 2019 (only in Russian)

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