Dear Colleagues and Friends,
                We are very pleased to inform all of you that we are firm to host and organize the 13th ESAFS 2017, and the main theme Soil Quality for Food Security and Healthy Life, which will be held on 12-15 December 2017, at NongNoochTropical Garden, Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand. The 13th International Conference of ESAFS is hosted by Soil and Fertilizer Society of Thailand, Soil and Water Conservation Society of Thailand, Kasetsart University and Department of Land Development, Department of Agriculture, Department of Rice at Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand.
                Good soil quality is required for food security and healthy life of world population. The attempt to obtain significant crop yield increase, however, had a price in terms of the environmental degradation. These may have resulted from inappropriate farming practices. Therefore, ESAFS 2017 Conference intensively aims to provide the advanced scientific information on the researches in soil quality and capacity for crop production. The conference will provide the better understanding of the attributes of soil quality and the way of improving soil and associated environmental quality for sustainable food security and healthy life of East, Southeast Asia as well as world population. ESAFS 2017 Conference will provide a variety of opportunities to exchange ideas and expertise as well as network among East, Southeast Asia and worldwide research groups.
                We would like to invite and welcome all of you to join the 13th ESAFS 2017, please inform to your member of society and your colleagues to attend and/or present their research activities in this ESAFS international conference. We will have 2 full days of presentation and 1 full day for excursion in sustainable soil management emphasizes in soil quality for food security and depth into healthy life. If you would like to know more information about the conference would be greatly appreciated inform to the contact person. We are looking forward to seeing you in Pattaya.
                Yours sincerely
                                                                                          Soil and Fertilizer Society of Thailand