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QCOSTARICA – Land management, new technologies and success stories in land use in agriculture are among the topics to be covered from March 18 to 20, in Costa Rica.

The Eighth National Soil Congress organized by the Costa Rican Association of Soil Science, will be held at the Hotel Barcelo San Jose Palacio and the Barceló Tambor Beach Hotel, with the aim of carrying out technical tours to sites that contribute to the themes which will be addressed.

Topics to be addressed during the convention include land use planning in Costa Rica, the effect of rural roads on erosion, soil functions within the framework of the Global Alliance for Land and Public Awareness and Perception of soil, a Brazilian vision.

Among the speakers who be visiting the country are Diana Wall from the US, Gonçalo S. de Farias from Brazil, Rainer Horn from Germany and Rattan Lal, from the US – India.