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2021.06.14 | Meeting

Cluster meeting on Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources1 - EJP SOIL represented

The cluster meeting on Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources was organized by REA on 20 May 2021 with the EJP SOIL programme represented.

2021.04.29 | Research news

First EJP SOIL External Call

The objective of this call is to foster holistic agricultural (forestry soils are not excluded) soil management practices which will assist in making a shift to diversify farming to include a variety of sustainable and environmental practices.

2021.04.29 | Research news

Call for a member of Scientific Committee to support review process of applications for visiting scientist support programme

EJP SOIL programme launches the call for a member of Scientific Committee, evaluating the applications of grantees seeking funds for visiting scientist support (task 5.4) and access to infrastructure (task 7.4) which are parts of WP 5 “Education, training and capacity building” and WP 7 “Synthesis on knowledge integration. Access to…

2021.04.02 | Research news

First external Call (pre-announcement)

The objective is to foster nature-based and novel-technology agricultural soil management practices in order to overcome mono and conservative farming towards sustainable production and environmental protection.

2021.04.01 | Research news

Second EJP SOIL Internal Call - OPEN

The overall objective to fill research and development gaps identified by the “Roadmap for the European Joint Program SOIL” and the annual work program of the EJP SOIL for year two.

2021.04.01 | Research news

Visiting Scientist Support - 1st Call

Strengthening scientific capacities and cooperation across Europe by building human and institutional capacity in soil science education and training in short and medium term, including training of young soil scientists.

2021.03.29 | Education news

Visiting scientists support - 1st Call (pre-announcement)

Strengthening institutional partnerships and networking to advance scientific joint work on climate-smart agricultural soil.

Students in the field visit to till formation. Photo by Jennie Barron

2021.03.04 | Research news

Survey on soil science in higher education shows desire for stronger cross European collaboration

The EU has realized the importance of strengthening research and capacity in soil science to meet both global and local challenges in sustainable and climate smart soil management. However, only 10% of higher education institutes have dedicated soil science departments. Building the human capacity will therefore be critical.

Soil excursion in nice condition. Photo by Stéphane Burgos, HALF

2021.03.04 | Research news

Next generation of soil scientists in Switzerland – recognizing challenges and finding solutions

Nurturing a hands-on approach to find practical solutions to current soil challenges. Given the growing realization of the importance of soils, soil science education in Europe is steadily growing and becoming a stand-alone science.

Training under “I’m protecting my future” project. Photo by Fatih Akcan.

2021.03.04 | Research news

The role of education in sustainable soil management in Turkey

Raising awareness through training and education is crucial to achieving sustainable soil management. If measures, actions and plans are not based on sound education, success cannot be achieved for sustainable soil and land management.

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Future events

Mon 23 Aug
09:00-17:00 | Online
Eurosoil 2021: Connecting people and soil
It’s time to start spreading the word - early bird registrations and late breaking contribution submissions for #Eurosoil2021 are open! Join us for this virtual collaborative journey in Connecting People and Soil online in 2021 as we share research globally and maximise opportunities for interaction and networking.