Further References

Local and overseas web links containing further information about issues pertaining to soil conservation
 
 
 
International initiatives taken to protect soils
4 per 1000 - soils for food security and climate
 
Tips on soil protection
 
Audio-visual material
 
Educational Resources
Educational material for administrators, teachers, students and parents

Institute of Earth Systems, University of Malta - academic resources (dissertation projects) covering soil issues
 
Useful local web portal resources
Agriculture Department
Government entity specialising in various aspects of agriculture-oriented rural development strategy

This entity is responsible for programme planning, implementation, delivery and evaluation of the Rural Development Programme funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
This entity facilities efforts towards sustainable development of rural areas. These shall be achieved through the adaptation of the agricultural sector towards new challenges such as those brought by climate change whilst protecting the environment, countryside and improving the quality of life in rural areas.

Malta Resources Authority
 
 
eNGO - Local Action Groups relevant to sustainable soil security
 
Outlier Maltese eNGOs addressing soil management issues
 
Useful overseas soil-related web portals

Joint Research Centre (European Soil Portal)

EU Soils section of the Joint Research Centre (The European Commission's in-house science service)

International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

International Union of Soil Science (IUSS)

Dedicated Soil Portal of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)