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The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) serves as a knowledge hub of UNESCO to facilitate international scientific cooperation in the geosciences. The IGCP mission includes promoting sustainable use of natural resources, advancing new initiatives related to geo-diversity and geo-heritage and geohazards risk mitigation.

Since 1972, the International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) has partnered with the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) to bring together thousands of Earth scientists from around the world and allowed them to benefit from the cooperative spirit generated under the umbrella of UNESCO.

In 2018, IGCP welcomed a new partner, the Jeju Province Development Corporation (JPDC) of the Republic of Korea. Through the new project partnership agreement entitled “Geoscience for Society: JPDC supporting the International Geoscience and Geoparks programme” the JPDC supports IGCP projects and UNESCO Global Geoparks.

“The UNESCO International Geoscience Programme Council, during their 8th Session of the annual Council meeting, decided to continue supporting 42 ongoing projects in Earth Sciences.
We have the pleasure to inform you that your IGCP 726 GEOfood for sustainable development has received favorable consideration! “ thanks to Dr Özlem ADIYAMAN LOPES and all the UNESCO IGCP Council!
We can carry out research on #geodiversity #soils #geoscience connected with #localfood #foodtourism #foodscience and #storytelling on #sustainabledevelopment within UNESCO Global Geoparks and aspiring territories around the World!
Read more about the project and all its partners at 👉🏻https://lnkd.in/diQu_D_B

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