The ESAFS is dedicated to the exchange of recent advances in soil science in the East and Southeast Asian regions. The conference provides a platform for interaction among scientists, consultants, and policy makers, who are responsible for the research and technology transfer of soil science, fertilizer management, and plant nutrition in order to cope with the rapid industrial development.

The ESAFS 2015 was held in Nanjing, China. About 300 participants from 21 countries and regions attended this conference. The theme of this conference is “Rational Utilization of Soil Resources for Sustainable Development”. The ESAFS 2017 intensively aimed to provide the advanced scientific information on the researches in soil quality and capacity for crop production. The conference provided 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.

We are glad to inform you that ESAFS 2019 will be held at GIS Convention Center of National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan, on November 3-7, 2019, including 2 days (Nov 4-5) for scientific sessions and 2 days (Nov 6-7) for excursion program in Taiwan. The ESAFS 2019 will focus on Smart Soil Management for Sustainable Agriculture. Taipei is home to various world-famous architectural and cultural landmarks. In addition, delicious meals in various food styles can be found within the conference venue. We deeply look forward to your participation in ESAFS 2019.