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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Government / Politics / human development planning
Spanish term or phrase:la vocación de los suelos
Context: Nicaraguan plan/policy proposal for human development. Explanation of a problem w/soil leaching in forests...
Source text w/phrase in question between **: "Se está afectando por conversión **la vocación de los suelos** de aproximadamente el 53% del territorio..."
It seems that "vocación" is a very versatile word in Spanish and in this context my best guess (and I am guessing) is that this phrase means something to the effect of "the fundamental nature of the soil" but surely that can not be the best way to render it in English...