International Year of Soils -Iceland 2015.

The 68th Session of UN General Assembly held on 20 Dec 2013 declared Year 2015 as International Year of Soil. The aim was to increase awareness and understanding on importance of soil for food security and maintaining  essential ecosystem functions. Fifth of December was also declared as World Soil Day.

Iceland issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps of 500 gr each to mark International Year of Soils. It also marks Stamp Day

Date of Issue – 10 Sep 2015        Quantity – 30,000 each