Launch of the modernization of the Williams Soil Agronomic Museum

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Published on Jul 2, 2021… On 20 May 2021, the official ceremony launched the modernized Soil Museum. This one-day event was held in presence in the Museum while some speakers and participants joined the ceremony through an online platform (zoom). The ceremony was opened by Ms Elizabeth Bechdol, Deputy Director-General, FAO (online), Prof Vladimir Trukhachev, Rector of the Russian State Agrarian University – Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Mr Pavel Snisorenko, Director of International Financial Relations Department of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, Ms Dilyara Ravilova-Borovik, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to FAO and other Rome-based agencies (online) and moderated by Oleg Kobiakov, Director of the Liaison Office with the Russian Federation. The second segment of the day included a physical tour in the Museum followed by a scientific conference on the role and importance of soil museums worldwide.

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